nail polish


noun

a polish of quick-drying lacquer, either clear or colored, used to paint the fingernails or toenails.

Origin of nail polish

First recorded in 1905–10
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British Dictionary definitions for nail polish

nail polish

nail varnish or US nail enamel

noun

a quick-drying lacquer applied to colour the nails or make them shiny or esp both
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