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There are 4 meanings of the word Paw.

How to pronounce paw:

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Paw - as a noun

A clawed foot of an animal especially a quadruped

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
animal footfoot7
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

The (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb

Example: "He had the hands of a surgeon"

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Paw - as a verb

Scrape with the paws

Example: "The bear pawed the door"

Touch clumsily

Example: "The man tried to paw her"

Example Sentences

"The dog gently licked its paw."
"The cat stretched out its front paws."
"She felt the soft touch of the cat's paw on her hand."
"The bear left deep paw prints in the muddy ground."
"He held the injured bird gently in his palm, its tiny paw wrapped around his finger."
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Word Game Points

Is PAW a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, paw is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

PAW has a SCRABBLE points total of 8.

Is PAW a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, paw is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
PAW has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 9.

Is PAW a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, paw is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
PAW has a WORDFEUD points total of 9.

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