Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Furnished with claws; unguiculate: in zoology, specifically distinguished from ungulate, or hoofed: as, clawed quadrupeds.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Furnished with claws.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of claw.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (of predatory animals) armed with claws or talons
  • adjective having or resembling a claw or claws; often used as a combining form

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Examples

  • They's a man up the Little Peco that's had a ruction with a panther, an 'the way he's clawed is something scand'lous.

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  • Seventh-place David Millar of Britain clawed his way back to the pack despite puncturing a tire near the end.

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  • McCain clawed his way back, clinching the nomination in early March.

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  • These women she said, her voice now almost a whisper, "clawed" their way to the top and didn't necessarily want to encourage others to join them.

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  • A probable-cause statement filed with the criminal charges said that after being apprehended, Gomez fought with the officers and "clawed" at one of them.

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  • These women she said, her voice now almost a whisper, "clawed" their way to the top and didn't necessarily want to encourage others to join them.

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  • Sources Nikki Finke's Deadline Hollywood that Fox's X-Men Origins: Wolverine "clawed" a whopping $35 million debut Friday in part to heavy attendance at evening shows and the studio's widest release ever into 4,099 theaters.

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  • The zombies clawed at the motorcade for a while, but you know how it is when you're playing to an empty hall - your performance is bound to lack conviction.

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  • Your amazon. com score therefore deals with either end of the spectrum, however if a customer is dissatisfied, and a resolution can be worked out between you and the customer, the negative rating can be clawed back, or further feedback can be left.

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  • D&D players in particular tend to be very cavalier about how their characters are getting clawed and bitten, and a bit of infection risk -- either real-world hazards or fantasy ones like infectious lycanthropy -- would make the gaming worlds that much more complex and interesting.

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