Definition of claw

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • claw is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 9
  • claw is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 9
  • claw is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 11

Definition of claw


  • a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. hook
  • a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. chela
    2. nipper
    3. pincer
  • a bird's foot (noun)
  • attack as if with claws (verb)

    Examples

    1. The politician clawed his rival
  • clutch as if in panic (verb)

    Examples

    1. She clawed the doorknob
  • move as if by clawing, seizing, or digging (verb)

    Examples

    1. They clawed their way to the top of the mountain
  • scratch, scrape, pull, or dig with claws or nails (verb)
  • sharp curved horny process on the toe of a bird or some mammals or reptiles (noun)

See definition of claw in Merriam Webster

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