Pedicure definition

pĕdĭ-kyo͝or
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A treatment for the care of the feet; now, esp., a trimming, cleaning, and sometimes polishing of the toenails.
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Pedicure is a cosmetic treatment performed on the feet where the feet are bathed or pampered and then the toenails are cut and sometimes polished.

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.

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Superficial cosmetic treatment of the feet and toenails.
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To apply such treatment to the feet.
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A podiatrist.
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Cosmetic care of the feet and toenails.
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A cosmetic treatment of the feet and toenails.
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A podiatrist.
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Cosmetic care of the feet and toenails.
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A cosmetic treatment of the feet and toenails.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
pedicure
Plural:
pedicures

Origin of pedicure

  • French pédicure Latin pēs ped- foot pedi– Latin cūra care cure

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin pedis (feet)

    From Wiktionary