1. An adjective describing a rhythmic quality of music that is emotionally communicative and soulful; used for music moving at a steady beat.
2. A verb meaning to smoothly interact, maintain or improve relations with business associates, a person, or a situation.
1. The groove in this song just isn't right yet.
2. Yeah, I need to groove that guitar player, get him in on another recording session soon.
This word has evolved from its original meaning in jazz
slang as a sexual euphemism.
1. The vagina. The female groove.
2. The ass, both male and female groove.
3. Musical term: All parts of a band working together. May have been a euphemism for lovers pleasuring each other simultaneously, or taken from the ruts in an old dirt road making a ride smoother.
4. Hippie term: Taken from music, but relating it to life, social situations, and nature. Generally feeling good, in tune and in the rhythm of nature. Enjoying life.
Original sexual meanings are seldom used or understood anymore.
"Groovin" meant rubbing the genitals in one of the grooves. Used as a simple form of birth control, somewhat similar to withdrawel.(See also frotting
" meant a penis. To "make it to the groove" meant something similar to "third base". "Shake that groove thang
" meant to shake the vagina or ass either while dancing or having sex.
Less sexually oriented meanings are still sometimes used.
"Hip to the groove" means aware of what gives pleasure; often used as a music term.
To be "In the groove
The groove is so mysterious. We're born with it and we lose it and the world seems to split apart before our eyes into stupid and cool. When we get it back, the world unifies around us, and both stupid and cool fall away.
I am grateful to those who are keepers of the groove.
-Lynda Barry, from 100 Demons
When I decided to act on my own volition rather than society's, I realized...baby, I got my groove back!
One's seductive charm, to impress and attract the opposite sex.
I'm gonna bounce, gotta go get my groove on, dog.
When you are happy, and you don't know why..
I feel like, groove...
A spiral scratch in a record.
Look at the groove in that record!
1. An expression of agreement or understanding.
2. To agree or to understand -- as used in a question.
(Note: In this context, groove is not to be used in conjunction with a subjective pronoun, i.e. "Do you groove?" or "I groove.")
Guy 1: "This is just between you and me. Groove?"
Guy 2: "Groove."