groove

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

1groove

noun \ˈgrüv\

: a long, narrow cut or low area in a surface

: a state in which you are able to do something well and easily especially because you are doing it often

: a dull routine that does not change

Full Definition of GROOVE

1
:  a long narrow channel or depression
2
a :  a fixed routine :  rut
b :  a situation suited to one's abilities or interests :  niche
3
:  top form <a great talker when he is in the groove>
4
:  the middle of the strike zone in baseball where a pitch is most easily hit <a fastball right in the groove>
5
:  an enjoyable or exciting experience
6
:  a pronounced enjoyable rhythm

Examples of GROOVE

  1. the grooves on a vinyl record
  2. The door slides along a groove in the doorframe.
  3. He's a great pitcher when he's in a groove.
  4. She hasn't yet found her groove.
  5. They've gotten stuck in a groove in their jobs.

Origin of GROOVE

Middle English grove pit, cave, from Middle Dutch groeve; akin to Old High German gruoba pit, cave, Old English grafan to dig — more at grave
First Known Use: 1659

Rhymes with GROOVE

2groove

verb

: to enjoy listening to or dancing to music

groovedgroov·ing

Full Definition of GROOVE

transitive verb
1
a :  to make a groove in
b :  to join by a groove
2
:  to perfect by repeated practice <grooved her golf swing>
3
:  to throw (a pitch) in the groove
intransitive verb
1
:  to become joined or fitted by a groove
2
:  to form a groove
3
:  to enjoy oneself intensely
4
:  to interact harmoniously <contemporary minds and rock groove together — Benjamin DeMott>
groov·er noun

Examples of GROOVE

  1. We grooved to the beat.
  2. <if you groove that piece of wood, we should be able to fit this smaller board into it>

First Known Use of GROOVE

1686

groove

noun \ˈgrüv\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GROOVE

: a long narrow depression occurring naturally on the surface of an organism or an anatomical part

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