- The definition of a groove is a long trench, channel or hollow cut or worn into a surface.
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.
An example of to groove is dancing to your favorite song.
groove definition by Webster's New World
- 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: Middle English grofe ; from Old Norse grof, a pit and amp; ; from Middle Dutch groeve, both akin to German grube, a pit, hole, ditch: for Indo-European base see grave
groove definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- 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