Definition of orange stick in English:

orange stick


  • A thin stick, pointed at one end and typically made of orange wood, used for manicuring the fingernails.

    • ‘Before color is applied to nails, they must be cleaned and the easiest way to do this is with an orange stick that has been wrapped with cotton.’
    • ‘Gently roll back the cuticle with an orange stick.’
    • ‘I will not be using an orange stick to clean them off.’
    • ‘Cuticles nicely softened by this point, Maxine softly pushed them back with an orange stick, removing any stray skin which was falling away.’
    • ‘Instead, push back the dead cuticle after showering when the cuticle is soft, using a towel or an orange stick (a stick made especially for taming cuticles that's available at drugstores).’