fingernaily

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fingernail +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

fingernaily (comparative more fingernaily, superlative most fingernaily)

  1. (rare, informal) of, related to, or having the color of fingernails
    • 2000, Anna Jackson, The Long Road to Teatime: Poems by Anna Jackson
      "Without polish on our fingernails are the same colour"
      "as the background of the Paula Green issue of Poetry NZ,"
      "not the greyed down claret of her eyes and mouth"
      "but the fingernaily grey-pink of her ears."