To travel on foot; walk; tramp
To carry, strike, or propel (the ball) with the hand or arm in violation of the rules in soccer.
To renew the foot of (a stocking, etc.).
To handle roughly or clumsily; manhandle; paw
To cause to strike forcefully and loudly:
(Rare) To applaud by clapping the hands
To stroke lightly as a gesture of affection.
To manage, administer to, or represent:
To handle, stroke, or touch lovingly.
Grate is defined as to shred, scrape, grind or irritate.
(Intransitive) To use a rasp.
1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.4:
To claw is to grab or tear using the nails on a hand or foot.
To move (one's hand, a cloth, etc.) over, or spread or apply (polish, etc.) on or over, a surface or object in this way
To search as if with a rake
To use the nails or claws to dig or scrape at.
To reach for and try to seize
Clutch is defined as to grasp or hold tightly.
To obtain or find by an action similar to digging:
To bat against (a pitcher or kind of pitch) successfully:
Find another word for pawing. In this page you can discover 23 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for pawing, like: padding, handing, footing, touching, mauling, slapping, clapping, patting, handling, fondling and grating.