Pronunciation of Nails
/nˈe͡ɪlz/, /nˈeɪlz/, /n_ˈeɪ_l_z/
Synonyms for nails:
seals, clasps, knots, couplings, Buttons, Glues, bindings, locks, fastenings, snaps, hasps, stays, links, brackets, bonds, zippers, splices, cotters, Vinculums, rabbets, cinctures, mediators, media, cinches, connectors, threads, latches, guys, pins, strings, bands, braces, bolts, brads, braids, anchors, agents, spikes, laces, straps, Ligaments, cleats, buckles, grapnels, tacks, hinges, skewers, closures, Sutures, binders, fuses, clinches, hawsers, hitches, welds, hooks, go-betweens, clamps, chains, cements, fasteners, ties, rivets, staples, stitches, belts, vises, catches, Clips, Middlemen, twines.
Usage examples for nails:
- You're hard as nails. - "The Vertical City", Fannie Hurst.
- His hammer rose and fell, driving the great nails into the thick wooden shoes quite mechanically, by force of habit. - "The Invasion of France in 1814", Ã‰mile Erckmann Alexandre Chatrian.
- Each of my side- pockets had a little packet of large- headed, sharp- pointed nails. - "The Spy in Black", J. Storer Clouston.