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groove

[ groov ]
/ gruv /
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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.
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Idioms about groove

    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

OTHER WORDS FROM groove

grooveless, adjectivegroovelike, adjectivegroover, 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 forms of groove

grooveless, 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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Medical definitions for groove

groove
[ grōōv ]

n.
A rut, groove, or narrow depression or channel in a surface.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Other Idioms and Phrases with groove

groove

see in the groove.

The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
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