Simple Definition of declaw
: to permanently remove the claws of (a cat)
Full Definition of declaw
: to remove the claws of (as a cat) surgically
Examples of declaw
We had our cats declawed.
First Known Use of declaw
Rhymes with declaw
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Medical Definition of declaw
: to remove the claws of (a cat) usually with the nail matrix and all or part of the last bone of the toe
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