Fingernail definition

fĭnggər-nāl
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The thin, horny, transparent plate covering the upper surface of the end of a finger.
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The horny substance growing on the upper part of the end joint of a finger.
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The thin, horny, transparent plate covering the upper surface of the end of a finger.
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The hard, flat translucent covering near the tip of a human finger, useful for scratching and fine manipulation.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of fingernail - finger nail

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
fingernail
Plural:
fingernails

Origin of fingernail