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Definition of Polish


  1. Of or pertaining to Poland or its inhabitants.
  2. The language of the Poles.
  3. To make smooth and glossy, usually by friction; to burnish; to overspread with luster; as, to polish glass, marble, metals, etc.
  4. Hence, to refine; to wear off the rudeness, coarseness, or rusticity of; to make elegant and polite; as, to polish life or manners.
  5. To become smooth, as from friction; to receive a gloss; to take a smooth and glossy surface; as, steel polishes well.
  6. A smooth, glossy surface, usually produced by friction; a gloss or luster.
  7. Anything used to produce a gloss.
  8. Fig.: Refinement; elegance of manners.

Polish Quotations

I like the bad-boy types. Generally the guy I'm attracted to is the guy in the club with all the tattoos and nail polish. He's usually the lead singer in a punk band and plays guitar. But my serious boyfriends are relatively clean-cut, nice guys. So it's strange.
Megan Fox

One of the biggest misconceptions that a woman has is that a man has to accept her the way she is. No, we don't. I don't know who told you that. We like the bright and shiny. If you stop wearing the makeup, stop putting on nail polish, stop wearing high heels, you'll lose us.
Steve Harvey

I like cats a lot. I've always liked cats. They're great company. When they eat, they always leave a little bit at the bottom of the bowl. A dog will polish the bowl, but a cat always leaves a little bit. It's like an offering.
Christopher Walken

A rolling stone gathers no moss, but it gains a certain polish. - Oliver Herford
A rolling stone gathers no moss, but it gains a certain polish.
Oliver Herford

I don't know, but I always loved that image of a girl putting toenail polish on a guy - her boyfriend, or something like that. Or a guy waking up in the morning and reaching over and putting on his girlfriend's shirt. Like Keith Richards putting on one of Anita Pallenberg's blouses, or Courtney Love putting nail polish on Kurt Cobain.
Marc Jacobs
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Polish Translations

polish in Afrikaans is Pools
polish in Dutch is Pools
polish in Dutch is schoensmeer
polish in French is polissent, polis, polir, tailler, polissons
polish in French is Polonais
polish in French is polissez
polish in German is polieren, Politur, abschleifen
polish in Latin is levo, excolo
polish in Portuguese is lustrador
polish in Spanish is limpiar, crecer
polish in Spanish is acicalar
polish in Spanish is polaco
polish in Swedish is polsk
polish in Swedish is polera, putsmedel, blanka, polska, glans, polityr
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