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nail British & World English

A small metal spike with a broadened flat head, driven into wood to join things together or to serve as a hook

nail bed British & World English

The formative layer of cells underlying the fingernail or toenail

nail file British & World English

A strip of roughened metal or an emery board used for smoothing and shaping the fingernails and toenails

nail gall British & World English

A small, conical, nail-shaped gall that forms on the leaves of lime trees in response to the presence of mites

nail head British & World English

An ornament like the head of a nail, used chiefly in architecture and on clothing

nail wrap British & World English

A type of beauty treatment, in which a nail strengthener, usually containing fibers, is either brushed on or applied with adhesive

clout nail British & World English

A nail with a large flat head, used chiefly for securing roofing felt

nail-biting British & World English

Causing great anxiety or tension

nail brush British & World English

A small brush designed for cleaning the fingernails and toenails

nail polish British & World English

Varnish applied to the fingernails or toenails to colour them or make them shiny

nail punch British & World English

A tool hit with a hammer to sink the head of a nail below a surface

nail scissors British & World English

Small scissors for cutting the fingernails or toenails

nail sickness British & World English

The condition of a structure which is held together with corroded nails

eightpenny nail British & World English

A nail that is 2.5 inches (64 mm) long

on the nail British & World English

(Of payment) without delay

nail someone down British & World English

Elicit a firm commitment from someone

nail something down British & World English

Identify something precisely

on the nail in nail British & World English

(Of payment) without delay

nail someone down in nail British & World English

Elicit a firm commitment from someone

nail something down in nail British & World English

Identify something precisely

hit the nail on the head British & World English

Find exactly the right answer

a nail in the coffin of British & World English

An action or event regarded as likely to have a detrimental or devastating effect on (a situation or person)

nail one's colours to the mast British & World English

Declare one’s beliefs or intentions openly

drive a nail into the coffin of British & World English

Severely harm (something that is already in a poor state)

hobnail British & World English

A short heavy-headed nail used to reinforce the soles of boots

nail set in nail punch British & World English

A tool hit with a hammer to sink the head of a nail below a surface

doornail British & World English

A stud set in a door for strength or as an ornament

a nail in the coffin of in nail British & World English

An action or event regarded as likely to have a detrimental or devastating effect on (a situation or person)

nail one's colours to the mast in mast1 British & World English

Declare one’s beliefs or intentions openly

hit the nail on the head in hit British & World English

Find exactly the right answer

drive a nail into the coffin of in drive British & World English

Severely harm (something that is already in a poor state)

nail or pin one's colours to the mast in mast1 British & World English

Declare one’s beliefs or intentions openly

nail English Thesaurus

a large blackboard was nailed to the wall

nail English-Spanish

clavo masculine

nail up English-Spanish

cerrar* con clavos

nail down English-Spanish

clavar, asegurar con clavos

nail bomb English-Spanish

bomba feminine de metralla

nail file English-Spanish

lima feminine (de uñas)

nail-biting English-Spanish

angustioso

nail brush English-Spanish

cepillo masculine de uñas

nail clippers English-Spanish

cortaúñas masculine


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