Definitions For Nail


  • A thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener
  • Horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
  • A former unit of length for cloth equal to 1/16 of a yard
  • A long, thin piece of metal that is sharp at one end and flat at the other end and that is used chiefly to attach things to wood
  • The hard covering at the end of a finger or toe : a fingernail or toenail


  • Complete a pass
  • Take into custody
  • Attach something somewhere by means of nails
  • Hit hard
  • Locate exactly
  • Succeed at easily
  • Succeed in obtaining a position
  • To attach (something) with a nail
  • To catch (someone) doing something illegal or wrong
  • To arrest or punish (someone) for doing something that is illegal or wrong

Is Nail a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Nail is worth 4 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Nail in a Sentence

  • A hammer and some nails
  • I get my nails done at the beauty salon every other week.
  • A pair of nail clippers
  • Nail the picture to the wall.
  • All the doors were nailed shut.
  • He got nailed by his parents while trying to sneak out of the house.

Synonyms for Nail

Antonyms for Nail

Look up a Word

Search the dictionary for definitions, synonyms, antonyms, rhymes, and more!

Cite This Article

Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

WORD SCRAMBLE. THE WORD FINDER located on the website