Definition of "claws" []

  • A curved pointed horny process on the end of each digit in birds, some reptiles, and certain mammals (noun)
  • A corresponding structure in some invertebrates, such as the pincer of a crab (noun)
  • A part or member like a claw in function or appearance (noun)
  • The narrow basal part of certain petals and sepals (noun)
  • To scrape, tear, or dig (something or someone) with claws, etc (verb)
  • To create by scratching as with claws (verb)
  • Plural form of claw. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of claw. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "claws" in a sentence
  • "With victory in claws, Cards defense 'just couldn't finish' - USATODAY. com"
  • "With victory in claws, Cards defense 'just couldn't finish'"
  • "Her manifold legs danced swiftly, all angles and jabs; chitin claws embraced, for brief moments, dry and cracking branches; her bulbous body swayed slowly in counterpoint."