HyperDic: hangnail

English > 1 sense of the word hangnail:
NOUNbodyhangnail, agnaila loose narrow strip of skin near the base of a fingernail
English > hangnail: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA loose narrow strip of skin near the base of a fingernail; tearing it produces a painful sore that is easily infected.
Synonymagnail
Broaderskin, tegument, cutisA natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
Spanishagnail, padrastro, repelón
Catalanagnail, rebaixinc, repeló

©2001-19 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict