Definition of 'nailfile'
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Used Rarely. nailfile is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'nailfile'
British English: nailfile /ˈneɪlˌfaɪl/ NOUN
A nailfile is a small strip of rough metal or card that you rub across the ends of your nails to shorten them or shape them.
- American English: nailfile
- Arabic: مِبْرَدُ الْأَظَافِرِ
- Brazilian Portuguese: lixa de unhas
- Chinese: 指甲锉
- Croatian: turpija za nokte
- Czech: pilníček na nehty
- Danish: neglefil
- Dutch: nagelvijl
- European Spanish: lima de uñas
- Finnish: kynsiviila
- French: lime à ongles
- German: Nagelfeile
- Greek: λίμα νυχιών
- Italian: lima per unghie
- Japanese: 爪やすり
- Korean: 손톱 다듬는 줄
- Norwegian: neglefil
- Polish: pilnik do paznokci
- European Portuguese: lima de unhas
- Romanian: pilă de unghii
- Russian: пилка для ногтей
- Spanish: lima de uñas
- Swedish: nagelfil
- Thai: ตะไบขัดเล็บ
- Turkish: tırnak törpüsü
- Ukrainian: пилочка для нігтів
- Vietnamese: cái giũa móng tay
Definition of nailfile from the Collins English Dictionary
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