HyperDic: clapperclaw

English > 2 senses of the word clapperclaw:
VERBcontactclapperclawclaw with the nails
communicationclapperclaw, abuse, blackguard, shoutuse foul or abusive language towards
English > clapperclaw: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningclaw with the nails.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderclawscratch, scrape, pull, or dig with claws or nails
Spanishclavar las uñas
English > clapperclaw: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningUse foul or abusive language towards.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsabuse, blackguard, shout
Narrowercurseheap obscenities upon
slangabuse with coarse language
vilify, revile, vituperate, railSpread negative information about
Broaderattack, round, assail, lash out, snipe, assaultattack in speech or writing
Spanishabusar, denigrar, injuriar
Catalanabusar, denigrar, injuriar, vilipendiar

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