Complete Definition of "hangnail"

English

Etymology
Originally angnail, but modified in form and sense due to folk etymology|folk-etymological reanalysis as hang + nail.

Noun
en-noun

  1. A loose, narrow strip of dead skin protruding near the base of a fingernail or toenail.

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