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paw Saltos de línea: paw

Definición de paw en inglés:

sustantivo

1An animal’s foot having claws and pads.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The feet of the throne are modeled after large catlike paws without claws.
  • Access to water is always recommended, as is staying off the asphalt, which can burn an animal's paws.
  • The cat looked up from its toys and stretched out its paws to claw at the ragged arm of an old chair.
Sinónimos
foot, pad;
forepaw, hind paw
1.1 informal A person’s hand: the Internet is the easiest way to get your paws on mucky pictures
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Get your filthy little paws on CD-ROMs featuring these sirens of British media culture.
  • The filthy maggot has his paws all over her prized weapon!
  • 'Get your filthy paws off her,' I think as anger sweeps through my body but it is shortly replaced with a desire.

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1(Of an animal) feel or scrape with a paw or hoof: the horse rose up, its forelegs pawing the air [no object]: young dogs may paw at the floor and whine
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Jonah saw several of the creatures pawing at the air and shaking their heads.
  • The glorious creature pawed the ground with it's silver hooves and snorted deep of the cold air.
  • Juno looked around and saw that Riddle was right, for the two horses were pawing at the ground in agitation.
1.1 informal (Of a person) touch or handle clumsily or lasciviously: some overweight Casanova had tried to paw her
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I wander round looking like a lost child pawing things for a while, and then panic and pick up something which neither fits nor suits me.
  • I wasn't about to let people go around pawing a holy artifact like it was just any old piece of junk.
  • Kassa sat on the sofa nervously twiddling her thumbs; Vlad sat beside her lazily pawing her hair.
Sinónimos
poke, handle roughly/carelessly/clumsily, finger, thumb, pull, grab, maul, manhandle, mangle, mess up
fondle, feel, maul, molest

Origen

Middle English: from Old French poue, probably of Germanic origin and related to Dutch poot.

Palabras que riman con paw

abhor, adore, afore, anymore, ashore, awe, bandore, Bangalore, before, boar, Boer, bore, caw, chore, claw, cocksure, comprador, cor, core, corps, craw, Delors, deplore, door, draw, drawer, evermore, explore, flaw, floor, for, forbore, fore, foresaw, forevermore, forswore, four, fourscore, furthermore, Gábor, galore, gnaw, gore, grantor, guarantor, guffaw, hard-core, Haugh, haw, hoar, ignore, implore, Indore, interwar, jaw, Johor, Lahore, law, lessor, lor, lore, macaw, man-o'-war, maw, mirador, mor, more, mortgagor, Mysore, nevermore, nor, oar, obligor, offshore, onshore, open-jaw, or, ore, outdoor, outwore, poor, pore, pour, rapport, raw, roar, saw, scaur, score, senhor, señor, shaw, ship-to-shore, shop-floor, shore, signor, Singapore, snore, soar, softcore, sore, spore, store, straw, swore, Tagore, tau, taw, thaw, Thor, threescore, tor, tore, torr, trapdoor, tug-of-war, two-by-four, underfloor, underscore, war, warrantor, Waugh, whore, withdraw, wore, yaw, yore, your

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adverb
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