“He did not want to come back this season, and I did,” she said, admiring her manicure.
Now, next time you find yourself stuck at a layover in dire need of a manicure, Essie will be there to help.
Not enough time for a manicure, probably just enough time for a stiff drink.
1889, from manicure (n.). Related: Manicured; manicuring.
To care for meticulously •The standard sense ''care of the hands and fingernails'' is found by 1889: Dutch farmers' constant manicuring of the land has driven out numerous native plant and animal species/ the manicured playing fields of international finance (1922+)