Definitions For Claw


  • A bird's foot
  • Sharp curved horny process on the toe of a bird or some mammals or reptiles
  • A grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
  • A mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something
  • A sharp curved part on the toe of an animal (such as a cat or bird)
  • A body part of an animal (such as a lobster or crab) that is used for gripping and holding things
  • A part on a tool or machine that is used for gripping, digging, etc.


  • Attack as if with claws
  • Clutch as if in panic
  • Scratch, scrape, pull, or dig with claws or nails
  • Move as if by clawing, seizing, or digging
  • To scratch, grip, or dig with claws or fingers

Is Claw a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Claw is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Claw in a Sentence

  • The eagle was carrying a mouse in its sharp claws.
  • The excavating machine's claw dug into the earth.
  • The claw of a hammer
  • How can we stop the cat from clawing the drapes?
  • The dog clawed a hole in the carpet.
  • She tried to claw his face with her fingernails.

Synonyms for Claw

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