Synonyms for claw

Synonyms for (noun) claw

Synonyms: claw

Definition: a bird's foot

Similar words: bird's foot

Definition: the foot of a bird

Synonyms: claw

Definition: sharp curved horny process on the toe of a bird or some mammals or reptiles

Similar words: unguis, horny structure

Definition: any rigid body structure composed primarily of keratin

Synonyms: claw, chela, nipper, pincer

Definition: a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods

Similar words: member, appendage, extremity

Definition: an external body part that projects from the body

Usage: it is important to keep the extremities warm

Synonyms: hook, claw

Definition: a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something

Similar words: mechanical device

Definition: mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles

Synonyms for (verb) claw

Synonyms: claw

Definition: attack as if with claws

Usage: The politician clawed his rival

Similar words: snipe, round, assail, assault, attack, lash out

Definition: attack in speech or writing

Usage: The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker

Synonyms: claw

Definition: clutch as if in panic

Usage: She clawed the doorknob

Similar words: prehend, seize, clutch

Definition: take hold of; grab

Usage: The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter; She clutched her purse; The mother seized her child by the arm; Birds of prey often seize small mammals

Synonyms: claw

Definition: scratch, scrape, pull, or dig with claws or nails

Similar words: scrape, scratch, scratch up

Definition: cut the surface of; wear away the surface of

Synonyms: claw

Definition: move as if by clawing, seizing, or digging

Usage: They clawed their way to the top of the mountain

Similar words: make, work

Definition: proceed along a path

Usage: work one's way through the crowd; make one's way into the forest

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