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paw in Animals topic

pawpaw2 verb [intransitive, transitive]  1 HBAif an animal paws a surface, it touches or rubs one place several times with its pawpaw at The dog’s pawing at the door again – let him out. His horse pawed the ground.2 informalSYSEXY to feel or touch someone in a rough or sexual way that is offensive He’d had too much to drink and started pawing me.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
pawI watched a cat pawing at butterflies in the courtyard.He paws at me, licks me, nuzzles me and I talk back.The ground was freshly pawed by deer, and the smooth black earth showed the criss-cross pattern of their hoof prints.Never, not even when some aroused, overweight, ugly Casanova had tried to paw her.There were guys coming in almost every night, groping and pawing me just because I served them a beer or two.First he drank too much, then he started pawing me.The horses pawed, shaking their manes and switching tails, and harness jangled.The cat turned and looked at them, and it pawed the air.