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paw

noun uk   /pɔː/  us   /pɑː/
B2 [C] the foot of an animal that has claws or nails, such as a cat, dog, or bear: I found paw prints in the kitchen.
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[C usually plural] informal humorous a human hand: Take your filthy paws off my nice clean washing!
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verb uk   /pɔː/  us   /pɑː/
[I or T] to touch something with a paw: When their dog heard them it began pawing (at) the ground in excitement. [T] informal to feel or touch someone roughly with the hands, especially in an unpleasant sexual way
Translations of “paw”
in Arabic قَدم الحيَوان, مَخلَب…
in Korean 발톱…
in Malaysian kaki…
in French patte…
in Turkish pençe…
in Italian zampa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 爪,爪子, 手…
in Russian лапа…
in Polish łapa…
in Vietnamese chân…
in Spanish pata, garra (gato), zarpa (león)…
in Portuguese pata…
in Thai อุ้งเท้า…
in German die Pfote…
in Catalan pota, garra…
in Japanese (猫や犬などの)足, 手…
in Indonesian cakar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 爪,爪子, 手…
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