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Definition of the noun crouch

What does crouch mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: crouches

  1. the act of bending low with the limbs close to the body
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic word: bending = the act of bending something

Alternative definition of the noun crouch


  1. [obsolete] A cross.
  2. A bent or stooped position.
  3. A button (of a joypad, joystick or similar device) whose only or main current function is that when it is pressed causes a video game character to crouch.

Definition of the verb crouch

What does crouch mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: crouched | crouching | crouches

  1. bend one's back forward from the waist on down
  2. sit on one's heels

Alternative definition of the verb crouch


  1. [obsolete] To sign with the cross; bless.
  2. [intransitive] To bend down; to stoop low; to lie close to the ground with legs bent, as an animal when waiting for prey, or in fear.
  3. [intransitive] To bend servilely; to stoop meanly; to fawn; to cringe.
  4. [intransitive] To bend, or cause to bend, as in humility or fear.


  1. Crouch is a city in Boise County, Idaho, United States. The population was 162 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Boise City–Nampa, Idaho Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  2. Crouch a.k.a. Crouch, Virginia: Crouch is an unincorporated community in King and Queen County, Virginia, United States.

There are other places with in their name, like Crouch End, Crouch Township, Burnham-on-Crouch and South Crouch Township.


Crouch is a family name.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Crouch

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Google previewCounties of Clay and Owen, Indiana (1884)

Historical and Biographical ... by Charles Blanchard

Crouch is an accomplished lady, and was for many years an esteemed teacher in the public schools of Brazil. Both are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church. SAMUEL W. CURTIS, an attorney at law, Brazil, Ind., was born in Owen ...

Google previewMalaysia's 1982 General Election (1982)

by Harold A. Crouch

THE AUTHOR Harold Crouch is an Associate Professor in ...

Google previewThe Routledge Handbook of Tourism Research (2012)

by Cathy H.C. Hsu, William C Gartner

Crouch is a Professor of Tourism Policy and Marketing in the La Trobe ...

Google previewChicken Soup for the Soul Christmas Treasury (2012)

Holiday Stories to Warm the Heart by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen

Tanja Crouch is a former music business vice president, having worked with ...

Google previewThe Joy of Supernatural Thinking (2005)

Believing God for the Impossible by Bill Bright, John C. Maxwell, Mike Huckabee

Paul Crouch is the founder of the Trinity Broadcasting Network.

Google previewMeaning and Medicine (2013)

A Reader in the Philosophy of Health Care by Hilde Lindemann Nelson

CROUCH is a graduate student in the Department of Philosophy, University of Virginia, and Research Assistant, Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto. NORMAN DANIELS is Goldthwaite Professor of Rhetoric in the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century (2014)

by Lol Henderson, Lee Stacey

Around thesame time, white Pentecostal evangelists discovered gifted singersongwriter Andrae Crouch, who signed with ...

Google previewAn Universal Etymological English Dictionary; Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words in the English Tongue, Either Ancient Or Modern, ... and Also a Brief and Clear Explication of All Difficult Words, ...together with a Large Collection and Explication of Words and Phrases Used in Our Ancient Statutes, Chartes, Writs, Old Records, and Processes in Law; ... Containing Many Thousand Words More Than Either Harris Philips, Kersey, Or Any English Dictionary Before Extant. To Wich is Added, a Collection of Our Most Common Proverbs, with Their Explication and Illustration. The Whole Work Compil'd and Methodically Digested, ... By N. Bailey, Philologos (1757)

CROUCH' [Croebu, F.] crooked; also a Crofs. 0. CROUCH' Maß a Festival observed CROUCH Mass Day 5 by the Roman Catholicks, in Honour of the Holy ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose


Google previewEncyclopedia of American Gospel Music (2013)

by W. K. McNeil

'' The 1970s brought Crouch even greater success and recognition, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Evangelicalism (2004)

by Randall Herbert Balmer

Crouch 197 that promotes international *EVANGE- LISM. Using information gathered from Global Mapping International and the World Evangelization Database of the Southern Baptist Foreign Mission Board, the Center maintains a computer ...

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Quotes about Crouch

Why comes temptation, but for man to meet and master and crouch beneath his foot, and so be pedestaled in triumph (Robert Browning)
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Scrabble value of C3R1O1U1C3H4

The value of this 6-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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