Adjective "Claw" Definition and Examples




    1. a sharp, usually curved, nail on the foot of an animal, as on a cat, dog, or bird.

    2. a similar curved process at the end of the leg of an insect.

    3. the pincerlike extremity of specific limbs of certain arthropods: lobster claws.

    4. any part or thing resembling a claw, as the cleft end of the head of a hammer.

    5. Typography. the hooklike projection from the right side of an r or from the bowl of a g.

    6. (in a motion-picture mechanism) a device having one or two teeth that hook


    "positions can be claw towards levels."

    "derbies can be claw in/at/on ways."

    "positions can be claw."

    "derbies can be claw."