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nail polish

n.
A clear or colored cosmetic lacquer applied to the fingernails or toenails.

nail polish

,

nail varnish

or

nail enamel

n
(Hairdressing & Grooming) a quick-drying lacquer applied to colour the nails or make them shiny or esp both

nail′ pol`ish


n.
a polish of quick-drying lacquer, often colored, used to paint the fingernails or toenails.
Also called nail′ enam`el.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nail polish - a cosmetic lacquer that dries quickly and that is applied to the nails to color them or make them shinynail polish - a cosmetic lacquer that dries quickly and that is applied to the nails to color them or make them shiny
cosmetic - a toiletry designed to beautify the body
enamel - any smooth glossy coating that resembles ceramic glaze
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