nail varnish

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

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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.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • nail varnish — nail varnishes N MASS Nail varnish is the same as nail polish. [BRIT] (in AM, use nail polish) …   English dictionary

  • nail varnish — nail ,varnish noun count or uncount BRITISH NAIL POLISH …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nail varnish — (British) nail polish, nail enamel, cosmetic item composed of colored lacquer that is applied to the fingernails or toenails …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nail varnish — Brit. See nail polish. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • nail varnish — noun Brit. nail polish …   English new terms dictionary

  • nail varnish — /ˈneɪl vanɪʃ/ (say nayl vahnish) noun → nail polish …   Australian English dictionary

  • nail varnish — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] British a shiny liquid that goes hard when it dries that women sometimes paint onto their nails …   English dictionary

  • ˈnail ˌvarnish — noun [U] British a shiny coloured liquid that women put on their nails …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • nail polish — nail .polish also nail .varnish BrE n [U] coloured or transparent liquid which you paint on your nails to make them look attractive ▪ pink nail polish …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nail polish — (also nail varnish) ► NOUN ▪ a glossy coloured substance applied to the fingernails or toenails …   English terms dictionary