crotch

noun
\ ˈkräch \

Definition of crotch

1 : a pole with a forked end used especially as a prop
2 : an angle formed by the parting of two legs, branches, or members

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Other Words from crotch

crotched \ ˈkrächt \ adjective

Examples of crotch in a Sentence

the crotch of the pants

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Court records show too that, according to a police interview with the roommate, Negrete, 32, allegedly kissed the girl on multiple occasions and touched her breasts and crotch over her clothes. Elly Belle, Teen Vogue, "A Teen Was Allegedly Sexually Abused by a Guard in an Immigration Detention Center," 2 Aug. 2018 Denim with a crotch-to-waist fly by Vetements and Lorod! Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "Are Asymmetrical Jeans the Next Big Denim Trend?," 9 Jan. 2019 Crews filed the civil lawsuit Jan. 30, saying that Venit grabbed and squeezed his crotch at a 2016 party. Fox News, "Terry Crews settles suit with agent he alleged groped him," 7 Sep. 2018 So tonight will @jimmykimmel be 1- Asking 18 year old girls to touch his crotch. Andrea Mandell, USA TODAY, "Kimmel, Hannity war of words hits new low after comedian mocks FLOTUS," 6 Apr. 2018 Last October, Crews tweeted that a high-level executive grabbed his crotch at a party in 2016. Julius Young, Fox News, "'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' star Terry Crews on speaking out against sexual harassment: 'This is a new day'," 9 Aug. 2018 Having 18 year old girls grab your crotch is creepy and perverted. Andrea Mandell, USA TODAY, "Kimmel, Hannity war of words hits new low after comedian mocks FLOTUS," 6 Apr. 2018 Rolling up oversized jacket sleeves or pulling up pants so the crotch doesn't hang below the knee is not merely uncomfortable, but adds another element of danger to front-line duty. Melissa Etehad, latimes.com, "For female firefighters at the Thomas fire, there are special challenges," 25 Dec. 2017 Buzzfeed reported that the driver said Winston groped her crotch. Ken Belson, New York Times, "Buccaneers’ Jameis Winston Suspended for Three Games," 28 June 2018

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First Known Use of crotch

1563, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for crotch

probably alteration of crutch entry 1

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crotch

noun

English Language Learners Definition of crotch

: the part of the body where the legs join together also : the part of a piece of clothing that covers this part of the body

crotch

noun
\ ˈkräch \

Kids Definition of crotch

1 : the part of the body where the legs join together
2 : an angle formed by the spreading apart of two legs or branches or of a limb from its trunk the crotch of a tree

crotch

noun
\ ˈkräch \

Medical Definition of crotch

: an angle formed by the parting of two legs, branches, or members

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