One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A cosmetic treatment in which one places one's feet in a tank containing small fish that nibble away dead or calloused skin on the feet.
- ‘I would definitely try a fish pedicure as I have terrible feet.’
- ‘Fish pedicures are creating something of a splash in the D.C. area, where a northern Virginia spa has been offering them for the past four months.’
- ‘The barber and cosmetology departments in these states say these fish pedicures do not meet sanitary requirements.’
- ‘After a few pleasantaries, she throws in - apropos of nothing - "I'm going for one of those fish pedicures tomorrow."’
- ‘Apparently, fish pedicures are the latest rage.’
- ‘But I agree - a fish pedicure is exactly the kind of thing she needs, for it gets her out of the house and away from the stresses and strains of everyday life.’
- ‘Have you all had a fish pedicure yet?’
- ‘The US state of Texas has banned fish pedicures over health and safety concerns, denying salon customers the opportunity to enjoy the sensation of hundreds of small fish nibbling away the dead skin from their feet.’
- ‘The state of Illinois says it appears to be impossible to perform fish pedicures that comply with the code's sanitary standards.’
- ‘The fish pedicure is just a new trend of pedicure, so really there are no books or no regulation for it.’
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