Definition of get one's claws on
- They're still trying to get their claws on her money.
: to gain possession of
: to receive as a return : earn
: to obtain by concession or entreaty
: something begotten:
: the entire progeny of a male animal
: a document of release from obligation in Jewish law
: a religious divorce by Jewish law
: a sharp usually slender and curved nail on the toe of an animal
: any of various sharp curved processes especially at the end of a limb (as of an insect)
: one of the pincerlike organs terminating some limbs of various arthropods (such as a lobster or scorpion)
: to rake, seize, dig, or progress with or as if with claws
: to scrape, scratch, dig, or pull with or as if with claws
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