Definition of Paw

1. Noun. A clawed foot of an animal especially a quadruped.

Group relationships: Canid, Canine, Felid, Feline
Generic synonyms: Animal Foot, Foot
Specialized synonyms: Forepaw
Terms within: Pad

2. Verb. Scrape with the paws. "The bear pawed the door"
Generic synonyms: Grate, Scrape

3. Noun. The (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb. "He extended his mitt"

4. Verb. Touch clumsily. "The man tried to paw her"
Entails: Touch
Generic synonyms: Caress, Fondle
Derivative terms: Pawer

Definition of Paw

1. n. The foot of a quadruped having claws, as the lion, dog, cat, etc.

2. v. i. To draw the forefoot along the ground; to beat or scrape with the forefoot.

3. v. t. To pass the paw over; to stroke or handle with the paws; hence, to handle fondly or rudely.

Definition of Paw

1. Noun. (nonstandard or rural) Father; pa. ¹

2. Noun. The soft foot of a mammal or other animal, generally a quadruped, that has claws or nails; comparable to a human hand or foot. ¹

3. Verb. (context: of an animal) To go through something (such as a garbage can) with paws ¹

4. Verb. (context: of an animal) To gently push on something with a paw. ¹

5. Verb. (context: by extension of a human) To touch someone (with the hands) in a sexual way. ¹

6. Verb. (context: by extension of a human) To clumsily dig through something. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Paw

1. to strike or scrape with a beating motion [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Paw

1. 1. The foot of a quadruped having claws, as the lion, dog, cat, etc. 2. The hand. Paw clam, the tridacna; so called because shaped like an animal's paw. Origin: OE. Pawe, poue, OF. Poe: cf. Patte, LG. Pote, D. Poot, G. Pfote. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paw

pavlov stomach
pavlovas
pavlovian conditioning
pavo
pavonazzetto
pavone
pavones
pavonia
pavonian
pavonine
pavonite
pavonne
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pavor nocturnus
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pawawed
pawawing
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pawer
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pawful
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pawing
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