fingernail

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noun fin·ger·nail \ˈfiŋ-gər-ˌnāl, ˌfiŋ-gər-ˈnāl\

Examples of fingernail in a sentence

  1. I trimmed and filed my fingernails.

  2. He had dirt under his fingernails.

13th Century

First Known Use of fingernail

13th century


FINGERNAIL Defined for English Language Learners

fingernail

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noun fin·ger·nail \ˈfiŋ-gər-ˌnāl, ˌfiŋ-gər-ˈnāl\

Definition of fingernail for English Language Learners

  • : the hard covering at the end of your fingers


FINGERNAIL Defined for Kids

fingernail

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noun fin·ger·nail \ˈfiŋ-gər-ˌnāl\

Definition of fingernail for Students

  1. :  the hard covering at the end of a finger


Medical Dictionary

fingernail

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noun fin·ger·nail \ˈfiŋ-gər-ˌnāl, ˌfiŋ-gər-ˈnā(ə)l\

Medical Definition of fingernail

  1. :  the nail of a finger



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