Manicured
Manicure Man"i*cure, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Manicured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Manicuring}.] 1. To care for (the hands and nails); to care for the hands and nails of; to do manicure work. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. to trim carefully and meticulously; as, to manicure a lawn. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • manicured — man|i|cured [ˈmænıkjuəd US kjurd] adj 1.) manicured hands or fingers have nails that are neatly cut and polished ▪ slim, perfectly manicured fingers 2.) manicured gardens or ↑lawns are very neat and tidy ▪ The ball rolled across the immaculately… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • manicured — [[t]mæ̱nɪkjʊə(r)d[/t]] ADJ: oft adv ADJ A manicured lawn, park, or garden has very short neatly cut grass. [WRITTEN] She stared out at the impeccably manicured garden. ...the manicured lawns of Government House …   English dictionary

  • manicured — man|i|cured [ mænı,kjurd ] adjective 1. ) manicured hands or nails are carefully taken care of and look good 2. ) manicured grass has been cut very tidily and is well looked after …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • manicured — adjective 1 manicured hands have nails that are neatly cut and polished 2 manicured gardens or lawns are very neat and tidy manicurist noun …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • manicured — UK [ˈmænɪkjʊə(r)d] / US [ˈmænɪˌkJʊrd] adjective 1) manicured hands or nails are carefully looked after 2) manicured grass has been cut very tidily and is well looked after …   English dictionary

  • manicured — adj. Manicured is used with these nouns: ↑finger, ↑fingernail, ↑garden, ↑hand, ↑lawn, ↑nail …   Collocations dictionary

  • manicured — man·i·cure || mænɪkjÊŠr / kjÊŠÉ™ n. cosmetic treatment of the hands and fingernails (including the shaping and polishing of the fingernails) v. shape and polish the fingernails …   English contemporary dictionary

  • manicured — adjective (of a lawn or garden) trimmed or neatly maintained. → manicure …   English new terms dictionary

  • manicured — /ˈmænəkjuəd/ (say manuhkyoohuhd) adjective 1. (of hands) with the nails carefully clipped, shaped, etc. 2. (of lawns, shrubs, etc.) carefully clipped and tended …   Australian English dictionary

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