Either of the front paws of a four-footed animal.
More example sentences
- The forepaws resemble slender human hands and make the raccoon unusually dextrous.
- Recent carnivorans can be divided into ambush- and pursuit-types on the basis of the animal's ability to manipulate food items with its forepaws.
- Wildcats have five toes on each of their forepaws, but only four toes on each back paw.
Definition of forepaw in:
- The US English dictionary