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Definition of Claw


  1. A sharp, hooked nail, as of a beast or bird.
  2. The whole foot of an animal armed with hooked nails; the pinchers of a lobster, crab, etc.
  3. Anything resembling the claw of an animal, as the curved and forked end of a hammer for drawing nails.
  4. A slender appendage or process, formed like a claw, as the base of petals of the pink.
  5. To pull, tear, or scratch with, or as with, claws or nails.
  6. To relieve from some uneasy sensation, as by scratching; to tickle; hence, to flatter; to court.
  7. To rail at; to scold.
  8. To scrape, scratch, or dig with a claw, or with the hand as a claw.

Claw Translations

claw in Danish is klo
claw in Dutch is klauw
claw in French is griffe
claw in German is Kralle, Klaue, zerkratzen
claw in Italian is artiglio, graffiare, grinfie, unghia
claw in Portuguese is garra
claw in Spanish is rascar, garfa, garra
claw in Swedish is klo