This word has evolved from its original meaning in jazz slang as a sexual euphemism.
- Vagina, the female groove
- Penis, the male groove
- Ass, both male and female groove.
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 withdrawal.
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” means to be in a pleasurable place, musically, socially, or in life or nature. Generally, running smoothly.
- “Groovin’ together” enjoying each other’s company. Appreciating each other. Generally enjoying the situation and the surroundings’
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