- [C]脚掌 foot of an animal with claws or nails
- [C]〈谑〉手 hand
- vt. & vi. 用爪抓 touch or rub
- vt. 摸弄 feel or touch with the hands
a clawed foot of an animal especially a quadruped
the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb;
"he had the hands of a surgeon"
"he extended his mitt"
scrape with the paws;
"The bear pawed the door"
"The man tried to paw her"
- The dog pressed his paw on the latch to let himself in.
- The kitten has very soft paws.
- The dog gave a yelp when I trod on its paw.
- The dog was howling its paw was hurt.
- The bull pawed the ground before charging.
- The dog pawed at the bone.
- That old man is always trying to paw me at the pub.
- He pawed frantically through the drawers.
- This is a black cat with white paws.
- Go and wash your dirty paws!
- Take your dirty little paws off me!
- The dog was pawing the door.
- He cannot be near a woman without paw-ing her.
- make a cat's paw of
利用(某人)作为工具make sb to do sth
- paw about〔around〕( v.+adv. )
paw sb/sth ⇔ about〔around〕
Who's been pawing this cake about?
I don't want to buy tomatoes that have already been pawed about by other customers!
Workers soon had rifles..in their unhandy paws.出自： A. Burgess