coffin nail

noun

Definition of coffin nail

slang

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Think: the crazy-long coffin nails Kylie Jenner is obsessed with. Elizabeth Denton, Seventeen, "13 Things You Need To Know Before Getting a Gel Manicure," 6 Sep. 2019 This nail artists deserves the award for best nail art drip, thanks to the mix-up of stiletto and coffin nail shapes. Nicola Dall'asen, Allure, "Kylie Jenner’s Latest Nail Art Is Reigniting the Paint Drip Manicure Trend," 22 Aug. 2019 Corn Kernels Tiny strokes of color turn coffin nails into festive ears of corn. 15. Seventeen, "17 Cute AF Thanksgiving Nail Art Designs That'll Make You Feel Like the *Queen of Fall*," 19 Sep. 2018 Almost every scene is filmed through a haze or plume of smoke, and the coffin nails define and sicken the chain-smoking characters. Nina Burleigh, Newsweek, "'Trumbo' Terrific but Fated to Flop," 7 Nov. 2015

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First Known Use of coffin nail

1888, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of coffin nail was in 1888

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