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
Erway also rubbed her hand against his crotch, reports say.
Travelers can opt out of going through the imaging machines and instead undergo a pat-down, including the crotch area.
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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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