on crutches

Definition of on crutches

:using crutches to walk
  • I was on crutches for six weeks after I broke my leg.

Word by Word Definitions

crutch play crutches
  1. : a support typically fitting under the armpit for use by the disabled in walking

  2. : a source or means of support or assistance that is relied on heavily or excessively

  3. : a forked leg rest constituting the pommel of a sidesaddle

  1. : to support on crutches : prop up


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