Definition of declaw
: to remove the claws of (an animal, such as a cat) surgically
Examples of declaw in a sentence
We had our cats declawed.
First Known Use of declaw
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Definition of declaw for English Language Learners
: to permanently remove the claws of (a cat)
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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