• enPR: tō'nāl", IPA: /ˈtəʊˌneɪl/

toenail (plural toenails)

  1. The thin, horny, transparent plate covering the upper surface of the end of a toe.
Related terms Translations
  • French: ongle de pied, ongle de
  • German: Zehennagel, Zehnagel (less common)
  • Italian: unghia del piede
  • Portuguese: unha do pé
  • Russian: но́готь
  • Spanish: uña del dedo del pie

toenail (toenails, present participle toenailing; past and past participle toenailed)

  1. (transitive) To fasten two pieces of lumber together by applying nails or screws into both boards at an angle.

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