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groove

[ groov ]
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noun

verb (used with object), grooved, groov·ing.

to cut a groove in; furrow.
Slang.
  1. to appreciate and enjoy.
  2. to please immensely.

verb (used without object), grooved, groov·ing.

Slang.
  1. to take great pleasure; enjoy oneself: He was grooving on the music.
  2. to get along or interact well.
to fix in a groove.

RELATED WORDS

trench, slot, corrugation, scratch, hollow, slit, ditch, depression, canal, gouge, cut, score, crimp, valley, cutting, rut, furrow, gutter, incision, pucker

Nearby words

grooming, groomsman, groot, groote, groote eylandt, groove, groove of nail matrix, grooved, grooved fricative, grooving saw, groovy

Idioms

    in the groove, Slang.
    1. in perfect functioning order.
    2. 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

1350–1400; Middle English grofe, groof mining shaft; cognate with Middle Dutch groeve, Dutch groef, German Grube pit, ditch; akin to grave1
SYNONYMS FOR groove
Related formsgroove·less, adjectivegroove·like, adjectivegroov·er, nounre·groove, verb (used with object), re·grooved, re·groov·ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for groove

groove

/ (ɡruːv) /

noun

verb

Derived Formsgrooveless, adjectivegroovelike, adjective

Word Origin for groove

C15: from obsolete Dutch groeve, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German gruoba pit, Old Norse grof
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Medicine definitions for groove

groove

[ grōōv ]

n.

A rut, groove, or narrow depression or channel in a surface.
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Idioms and Phrases with groove

groove


see in the groove.

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