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groove

groove

 
pronunciation:
gruv
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a long narrow furrow or indentation in a surface.
synonyms:
furrow
similar words:
gouge, indentation, rut, trench, trough
definition 2: in a phonograph record, the channel for the stylus.
definition 3: (informal) a fixed routine, considered as being effective, or as being humdrum and boring.
synonyms:
grind, habit, routine, rut
similar words:
pattern, system
definition 4: (slang) a pleasant or enjoyable time.
similar words:
blast, delight, enjoyment, fun
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: grooved, grooves, grooving
definition 1: to cut a groove into.
synonyms:
rut
similar words:
furrow, gouge, line, score
definition 2: to place or fix in a groove.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: (slang) to have pleasure, or feel in harmony.
She grooved on the trumpet solo.
similar words:
enjoy, revel
derivation: groovelike (adj.)