Thesaurus

nail-biting

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of nail-biting

marked by or causing agitation or uncomfortable feelings
  • for a couple of nail-biting moments we thought that we had actually won the mega lottery

Synonyms for nail-biting

Words Related to nail-biting

Near Antonyms for nail-biting

Antonyms for nail-biting

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About nail-biting

Thesaurus Entries Near nail-biting

nail-biters

nail-biting

nail (down)

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Nail-biting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nail-biting. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

The Great British Vocabulary Quiz

  • union jack speech bubble
  • Named after Sir Robert Peel, what are British police called?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!