The definition of a groove is a long trench, channel or hollow cut or worn into a surface.noun
An example of a groove is what the needle of a record player fits in to play a phonography record.
Groove is defined as slang that is defined as to enjoy or take pleasure in.verb
An example of to groove is dancing to your favorite song.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- a long, narrow furrow or hollow cut in a surface with a tool, as the track cut in a phonograph record for the stylus to follow
- any channel or rut cut or worn in a surface
- a habitual way of doing something; settled routine
- Anat. any narrow furrow, depression, or slit occurring on the surface of an organ, esp. of bone
- Printing the indentation on the bottom of a piece of type
Origin: ME grofe < ON grof, a pit & < MDu groeve, both akin to Ger grube, a pit, hole, ditch: for IE base see grave
Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- A long narrow furrow or channel.
- The spiral track cut into a phonograph record for the stylus to follow.
- Slang A settled routine: got into the groove of a nine-to-five job.
- Slang A situation or an activity that one enjoys or to which one is especially well suited: found his groove playing bass in a trio.
- Slang A very pleasurable experience.
- To cut a groove or grooves in.
- Baseball To throw (a pitch) over the middle of home plate, where it is likely to be hit.
- a. To take great pleasure or satisfaction; enjoy oneself: just sitting around, grooving on the music.b. To be affected with pleasurable excitement.
- To react or interact harmoniously.
Origin: Middle English groof, mining shaft, probably from Middle Dutch groeve, ditch; see ghrebh-2 in Indo-European roots.
groove - Medical Definition
groove - Phrases/Idioms
in the groove