Groove meaning

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(slang) A very pleasurable experience.
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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.

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(slang) A settled routine.

Got into the groove of a nine-to-five job.

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Any channel or rut cut or worn in a surface.
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A habitual way of doing something; settled routine.

An athlete getting back into a groove after an injury.

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The spiral track cut into a phonograph record for the stylus to follow.
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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.
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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.

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(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.

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(baseball) To throw (a pitch) over the middle of home plate, where it is likely to be hit.
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A long narrow furrow or channel.
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To react or interact harmoniously.
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(anat.) Any narrow furrow, depression, or slit occurring on the surface of an organ, esp. of bone.
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(printing) The indentation on the bottom of a piece of type.
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To make a groove or grooves in.
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(slang) To react with empathy or enjoyment.

To groove to jazz.

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A long, narrow channel or depression; e.g., such a slot cut into a hard material to provide a location for an engineering component, a tyre groove, or a geological channel or depression.
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A pronounced, enjoyable rhythm.
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(mining) A shaft or excavation.
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To cut a groove or channel in; to form into channels or grooves; to furrow.
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To create, dance to, or enjoy rhythmic music.

I was just starting to groove to the band, when we had to leave.

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To cut a groove or grooves in.
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(slang) in the groove
  • Performing exceptionally well.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of groove

  • Middle English groof mining shaft probably from Middle Dutch groeve ditch ghrebh-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English groof, grofe (“mining shart”), from Old English *grōf (“trench, furrow, something dug”), from Proto-Germanic *grōbō (“groove, furrow”), from Proto-Indo-European *ghrebh- (“to dig, scrape, bury”). Cognate with Dutch groef, groeve (“groove; pit, grave”), German Grube (“ditch, pit”), Norwegian grov (“brook, riverbed”), Old English grafan (“to dig”). More at grave.

    From Wiktionary