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
crotchedplay \ˈkrächt\ adjective
Examples of crotch in a Sentence
the crotch of the pants
Recent Examples of crotch from the Web
Except unlike his underwear, American Apparel boy briefs didn’t bunch at the crotch and were cut wide enough to accommodate female hips.
The 27-year-old began licking the victim's ear, court documents say, before grabbing her hands and attempting to place her hands on the victim's crotch 3 separate times.
Shirley Manson of Garbage vamped around the stage last month at Roseland with a pink feather puff attached to the mike stand at precisely crotch level.
To access some of the more tightly packed tables, anyone who’s not a string bean is forced to enter seats sideways, sometimes on tiptoe, and invade a neighbor’s space one of two ways: by butt or by crotch.
Jonathan Papelbon got seven games for grabbing his crotch toward the crowd.
Be sure to scatter moth balls under the back deck the night of the party or everyone else would be scratching their crotches, too.
And still others, like Miller, have learned to endure the crotch-sniff greetings while practicing a form of mindful acceptance.
This is a bit of a reach for a team that employs Draymond Green, whose suspension for his uppercut to James' crotch in last year's Finals changed the course of the series.
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Origin and Etymology of crotch
probably alteration of 1crutch
First Known Use: 1563See Words from the same year
CROTCH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of crotch for English Language Learners
: 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 Defined for Kids
Definition of crotch for Students
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
Medical Definition of crotch
: an angle formed by the parting of two legs, branches, or members
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