A woman gets a pedicure.
When you go to a spa and your feet are soaked in bubbling water and then massaged before your toe nails are cut and painted, this is an example of a pedicure.
Origin of pedicureby analogy with manicure a treatment for the care of the feet; now, esp., a trimming, cleaning, and sometimes polishing of the toenails
Origin of pedicureFrench pédicure ; from Classical Latin pes (gen. pedis), foot + curare, to care for ; from cura: see cure
- a. Cosmetic care of the feet and toenails.b. A cosmetic treatment of the feet and toenails.
- A podiatrist.
Origin of pedicureFrench pédicure : Latin p&emacron;s, ped-, foot; see pedi– + Latin c&umacron;ra, care; see cure.
(third-person singular simple present pedicures, present participle pedicuring, simple past and past participle pedicured)
- To apply such treatment to the feet
From Latin pedis (feet)