manicurist

[ man-i-kyoo r-ist ]
/ ˈmæn ɪˌkyʊər ɪst /
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noun

a person who gives manicures.

Nearby words

  1. manichee,
  2. manicheus,
  3. manicotti,
  4. manicure,
  5. manicured,
  6. manifer,
  7. manifest,
  8. manifest content,
  9. manifest destiny,
  10. manifest function

Origin of manicurist

First recorded in 1885–90; manicure + -ist

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British Dictionary definitions for manicurist

manicurist

/ (ˈmænɪˌkjʊərɪst) /

noun

a person who gives manicures, esp as a profession
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Word Origin and History for manicurist

manicurist

n.

1884, from manicure (n.) after its sense shifted + -ist.

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