nail polish

nail polish
a cosmetic lacquer that dries quickly and that is applied to the nails to color them or make them shiny
Syn: ↑nail enamel, ↑nail varnish
Hypernyms: ↑cosmetic, ↑enamel

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noun [noncount]
: a liquid that is used to paint fingernails and toenails

red nail polish

nail polish remover

called also (Brit) nail varnish

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ˈnail polish [nail polish nail polishes] (BrE also ˈnail varnish) noun uncountable
clear or coloured liquid that you paint on your nails to make them look attractive

nail polish/varnish remover

Example Bank:

She wore red nail polish.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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