verb (used with object), grooved, groov·ing.
- to appreciate and enjoy.
- to please immensely.
verb (used without object), grooved, groov·ing.
- to take great pleasure; enjoy oneself: He was grooving on the music.
- to get along or interact well.
- in perfect functioning order.
- in the popular fashion; up-to-date: If you want to be in the groove this summer, you'll need a bikini.
Origin of groove
Related formsgroove·less, adjectivegroove·like, adjectivegroov·er, nounre·groove, verb (used with object), re·grooved, re·groov·ing.
Examples from the Web for groove
Tanaka then settled into a groove, pitching shut-out ball for the next five innings, fanning eight as the Yankees won 7-3.Masahiro Tanaka Is the Yankees' $155M Lethal Weapon and Strikeout Machine|Allen Barra|May 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the fact of the matter is that somewhere along the way, Brooklyn Nine-Nine really did find its groove.How ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Became This Year’s Hottest New Sitcom|Kevin Fallon|January 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Very rarely I'll hit a groove and finish early—go for a long walk in the afternoon, or even blow myself to a movie.
Post-water break, Rubio managed to get into a groove and ease on in for a smooth-jazz finish.Marco Rubio Winsome in Response to Obama, Rand Paul Mostly Feisty|Michelle Cottle|February 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
After the Jubilee, it was time for the Olympics, and it seemed the Royals had a chance to get their groove back.How 2012 Turned Into a Very Bad Year For Prince Charles|Tom Sykes|November 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Endlich's imagination seemed forced to follow a groove, trying to picture that last terrible moment, fifty-million years ago.Asteroid of Fear|Raymond Zinke Gallun
She makes a great effort; the bar yields, slips back in the groove.L'Abbe Constantin, Complete|Ludovic Halevy
The recording diaphragm of a phonograph is a window pane bearing a stylus adapted to engrave a groove in a record blank.Cyclopedia of Telephony & Telegraphy Vol. 1|Kempster Miller
One of these accompanies the disks from South Carolina, and is marked with a groove to receive the thumb in throwing it.Some Observations on the Ethnography and Archaeology of the American Aborigines|Samuel George Morton
For small shops it is made for clamping only, and the making of the groove is done with the ordinary hammer.Practical Bookbinding|Paul Adam
British Dictionary definitions for groove
- jazz playing well and apparently effortlessly, with a good beat, etc
- US fashionable
Derived Formsgrooveless, adjectivegroovelike, adjective
Word Origin for groove
Medicine definitions for groove
Idioms and Phrases with groove
see in the groove.