from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which cuts a groove; an instrument for grooving.
  • noun A miner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who or that which grooves.
  • noun Prov. Eng. A miner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who grooves.
  • noun UK, dialect, dated A miner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a device that makes grooves by cutting or punching


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groove +‎ -er


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  • He's called the groover, named for the lip of the worn 30cal boxes.

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  • Chic produced this monster groover, which is pretty evident from that crazy bassline.

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  • Schweizer is a harmonically adventurous ballad player, a inventive explorer of under-the-lid strings sounds and percussive effects, and she plays Jimmy Giuffre's iconic cool-jazz groover The Train and the River with a freewheeling relish.

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  • The avuncular groover, born Trevor Beresford Romeo, has picked up an OBE, an Ivor Novello, and two Grammys – not bad going since he started his DJ career pushing bass bins around on shopping trolleys when the budget wouldn't stretch to a bus ticket.

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  • In 2000, he demonstrated his commitment to that by releasing gypsy-jazz and free-funk albums simultaneously, while in 2005 and 2009 he extended the organ-combo approach in partnership with legendary keys groover John Medeski.

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  • Not surprising company considering Tony was a college athlete, all-around groover, and well …. our CEO.

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  • Back in the day, however, I had as gleaming urban chic groover, upon which I diced with death around Islington.

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  • For library/funk fans, this one is a cool, funky disco groover featuring tracks which have been used in classic 70s Brit shows such as The Sweeney and The Benny Hill Show besides countless others.

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  • As usual, he gets the audience to shout random numbers of a scale, from which he builds a Latin groover the crowd has to sing with, a sumptuous Ruby My Dear reflects Harris's profound understanding of Monk, and Parker's Mood his empathy with the blues.

    Barry Harris: Live in Rennes 2010

  • Not surprising company considering Tony was a college athlete, all-around groover, and well …. our CEO.

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  • "I only began to understand the group symbol when I met Simon Dupree and the Big Sound in a TV studio. The place was full of smoothies and groovers using cool and calculating every move."

    - 'A Groupies Vision', Germaine Greer, 1969.

    March 27, 2008