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nail polish or nail varnish or (US) nail enamel

Definitions

noun

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

Translations for 'nail polish'

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

Example Sentences Including 'nail polish'

All the ladies would walk past, swathed in fur, hold out their wrists and then say, `It smells like nail polish ".
Independent (1999)
And far from doing her manicurist friends out of a job, the new range of nail polish has been an instant hit in beauty salons.
The Advertiser, Sunday Mail (2004)
Because prior to that there simply wasn't white nail polish or other colours.
Shawn Levy READY, STEADY, GO!: Swinging London and the Invention of Cool (2002)
Even the shade of nail polish , the length of hair, and what deodorants to use are carefully regulated.
Business Today (2001)
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
So it's off to Wisteria Lane where this American show gets darker than Gabrielle Solis's Rouge Noir nail polish.
Sun, News of the World (2005)
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)
They also seem to have lugged in crates of hair spray, nail polish , blow dryers, not to mention dresses and shoes.
Toronto Sun (2003)

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