manicurist
manicurist man"i*cur`ist, n. [F., fr. L. manus hand + curare to cure.] A person who makes a business of taking care of people's hands, especially their fingernails; -- formerly called a {manicure}. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • manicurist — 1884, from MANICURE (Cf. manicure) (n.) after its sense shifted + IST (Cf. ist) …   Etymology dictionary

  • manicurist — [man′i kyoor΄ist] n. a person whose work is giving manicures …   English World dictionary

  • manicurist — UK [ˈmænɪkjʊərɪst] / US [ˈmænɪˌkjʊrɪst] noun [countable] Word forms manicurist : singular manicurist plural manicurists someone whose job is to give people manicures …   English dictionary

  • manicurist — manicure man i*cure, n. [F., fr. L. manus hand + curare to cure.] A person who makes a business of taking care of people s hands, especially their nails; an older term for a {manicurist}. [1913 Webster] [Men] who had taken good care of their… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • manicurist — [[t]mæ̱nɪkjʊərɪst[/t]] manicurists N COUNT A manicurist is a person whose job is manicuring people s hands and nails …   English dictionary

  • manicurist — manicure ► NOUN ▪ a cosmetic treatment of the hands and nails. ► VERB 1) give a manicure to. 2) (manicured) (of a lawn or garden) neatly trimmed and maintained. DERIVATIVES manicurist noun. ORIGIN from Lati …   English terms dictionary

  • manicurist — noun Date: 1889 a person who gives manicures …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • manicurist — /man i kyoor ist/, n. a person who gives manicures. [1885 90; MANICURE + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • manicurist — noun A person who performs manicures …   Wiktionary

  • manicurist — man|i|cur|ist [ˈmænıkjuərıst US kjur ] n someone whose job is to cut and polish people s nails …   Dictionary of contemporary English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”