crotch

noun \ ˈkräch \
Updated on: 10 Dec 2017

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

crotched

play \ˈkrächt\ adjective

Examples of crotch in a Sentence

  1. the crotch of the pants

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Origin and Etymology of crotch

probably alteration of 1crutch


CROTCH Defined for English Language Learners

crotch

noun

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

crotch

noun \ ˈkräch \

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 Dictionary

crotch

noun \ ˈkräch \

medical Definition of crotch

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


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