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nail polish


noun

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

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Nearby words

nail enamel, nail file, nail fold, nail in one's coffin, nail pit, nail polish, nail scissors, nail set, nail skin, nail technician, nail up

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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