Definition of 'fingernail'
Example sentences containing 'fingernail'
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Just imagine if your hair or fingernails grew that fast! Smithsonian Mag (2017)Women with crazy eyes and long fingernails clutch at him. Times, Sunday Times (2010)All the bodies have slightly long fingernails and the male ones have stubble. The Sun (2008)This has been compared with the speed at which fingernails grow. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)His fingernails were growing into claws and his teeth into fangs. CHARMED LIFE (1977)One victim was strapped to a table while his fingernails and toenails were removed. BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003)He had trimmed his long fingernails. The Broken God (1993)Who'd have thought their world of history and dirty fingernails would be so controversial or dangerous? The Sun (2008)But she'll get bored of dirty fingernails before you know it. The Sun (2008)Clean hair, clean fingernails and a willingness to do anything. The Sun (2009)Best to bite your fingernails for the next 18 months and hope for the best. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Also, their fingernails and toenails were blue. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She had long, pointed fingernails. Times, Sunday Times (2010)WHY do fingernails grow after death? The Sun (2008)The chemistry of her fingernails and hair shows that she visited her home again before returning to Jutland not long before her death. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One of my more minor vices is I bite my fingernails. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Don't think people aren't going to notice dirty fingernails. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Short fingernails, long, skinny fingers. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Already she has thick, dark hair, long fingernails and beautiful blue eyes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A WOMAN who boasted the longest fingernails in the world has lost them in a car crash. The Sun (2009)Q WHY do hair and fingernails grow after death? The Sun (2008)
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Translations for 'fingernail'
British English: fingernail /ˈfɪŋɡəˌneɪl/ NOUN
Your fingernails are the hard areas on the ends of your fingers.
- American English: fingernail
- Arabic: ظُفْر
- Brazilian Portuguese: unha do dedo da mão
- Chinese: 指甲
- Croatian: nokat
- Czech: nehet
- Danish: fingernegl
- Dutch: vingernagel
- European Spanish: uña mano
- Finnish: sormen kynsi
- French: ongle
- German: Fingernagel
- Greek: νύχι χεριού
- Italian: unghia
- Japanese: 指の爪
- Korean: 손톱
- Norwegian: fingernegl
- Polish: paznokieć
- European Portuguese: unha do dedo da mão
- Romanian: unghie
- Russian: ноготь
- Spanish: uña
- Swedish: fingernagel
- Thai: เล็บมือ
- Turkish: tırnak
- Ukrainian: ніготь
- Vietnamese: móng tay
Definition of fingernail from the Collins English Dictionary
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