Definition of declaw in English:

declaw

Line breaks: de¦claw
Pronunciation: /diːˈklɔː
 
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verb

[with object]
  • Remove the claws from (an animal, typically a cat).
    More example sentences
    • A better vet later gently declawed this poor cat and her life was better for it.
    • Of course, declawed cats should be indoor-only pets and you should be very careful mixing them with cats that still have their claws.
    • I've always been horrified by the idea of declawing a cat (even a housecat), but if she doesn't take a shine to the kid, it could get nasty.

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