cuticle cuticle  /ˈkju tə kəl/


  1. (n) the dead skin at the base of a fingernail or toenail
  2. (n) the outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body surface of vertebrates
  3. (n) hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles



  1. The program, along with fewer prohibited carry-on items, should help the TSA's 45,000 screeners spend less time confiscating cuticle clippers.
  2. I told her to pile on the cuticle oil.
  3. Now, according to professionals, cuticle consciousness is exploding like a pinkie sunburst.


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  1. "While we knew for some time that fertility status in ants was correlated with particular blends of hydrocarbons on the surface of the cuticle, no one was able to demonstrate that this hydrocarbon blend served as an indicator of fertility status to...
    on Jan 8, 2009 By: Bert Hölldobler Source: Newswise (press release)

  2. "The cuticle broke open, and he couldn't grip the bat," manager Eric Wedge said. "We had to get him out of there. We're hoping to have him back in there [Friday]."
    on May 22, 2008 By: Eric Wedge Source:

  3. "Voluminous hair needs some serious prepping," Evangelista says. "Picking styling products that infuse the cuticle with boosting abilities will definitely insure that you get the 'big' look. Pick products that say 'volume, lift, fuller';...
    on Jul 30, 2007 By: David Evangelista Source: CBS News

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