Definition of fingernail
: the nail of a finger
Examples of fingernail in a Sentence
I trimmed and filed my fingernails.
He had dirt under his fingernails.
Recent Examples of fingernail from the Web
More immediately, the amount of heat generated by a few hundred million transistors in the space of a pinkie fingernail is no trivial matter.
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First Known Use of fingernail
FINGERNAIL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fingernail for English Language Learners
: the hard covering at the end of your fingers
FINGERNAIL Defined for Kids
Definition of fingernail for Students
: the hard covering at the end of a finger
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