Definition of nail-clipping in English:

nail-clipping

noun

  • 1A shaving cut from a fingernail or toenail.

  • 2The action of trimming the nails of a person or animal.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Quarterly Review. From nail + clipping.

Pronunciation

nail-clipping

/ˈneɪlˌklɪpɪŋ/