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nail polish or nail varnish or (US) nail enamel



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

Translations for 'nail polish'

  • British English: nail polish Nail polish is a thick liquid that women paint on their nails.neɪl ˈpɒlɪʃ NOUN
  • Arabic: طَلَاءُ الْأَظَافِرِ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: esmalte de unhas
  • Chinese: 指甲油
  • Croatian: lak za nokte
  • Czech: lak na nehty
  • Danish: neglelak
  • Dutch: nagellak
  • European Spanish: pintura de uñas
  • Finnish: kynsilakka
  • French: vernis à ongles
  • German: Nagellack
  • Greek: βερνίκι νυχιών
  • Italian: smalto per le unghie
  • Japanese: マニキュア液
  • Korean: 매니큐어
  • Norwegian: neglelakk
  • Polish: lakier do paznokci
  • Portuguese: verniz para unhas
  • Romanian: ojă oje
  • Russian: лак для ногтей
  • Spanish: pintura de uñas
  • Swedish: nagellack
  • Thai: น้ำยาทาเล็บ
  • Turkish: oje
  • Ukrainian: лак для нігтів
  • Vietnamese: sơn móng tay

Example Sentences Including 'nail polish'

There was a woman lying on her bed: her legs were bare and I could even make out the pink nail polish on her toes.
Isabel Wolff RESCUING ROSE (2002)
Posy studied her bare feet; her toes were dusty and she thought the silver pearly nail polish looked out of place.
Christina Jones TICKLED PINK (2002)
She set her bottle of nail polish down on the floor and walked over to Vincent.
Hodgman, Ann My Babysitter has Fangs


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