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Definition of the noun crotch

What does crotch mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: crotches

  1. the region of the angle formed by the junction of two branches
    • example: he climbed into the crotch of a tree
    • lexical domain: Shapes - nouns denoting two and three dimensional shapes
    • synonym of crotch: fork
    • more generic words: branch / leg / ramification = a part of a forked or branching shape
  2. the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk
    • lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
    • synonym of crotch: fork
    • more generic word: angle = the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another
    • part of: body / organic structure = the entire physical structure of an organism
  3. external sex organ

Alternative definition of the noun crotch

noun

  1. The area where something forks or branches, a ramification takes place.
  2. The (ventral) area of a person’s body where the legs fork from the trunk
  3. [slang, euphemistic] Either the male or female genitalia.

Specialised definition of the noun crotch

Glossary of sports / racquetball

a junction of two playing surfaces, e. g. the front wall and a side wall

Phrases with crotch

  1. crotch hair
  2. Crotch Fruit
  3. Crotch Rocket
  4. Fire-Crotch

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for crotch

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Google previewThe Book of Bad Habits for Young (and Not So Young!) Men and Women (2010)

How to Chuck the Worst and Turn the Rest to Your Advantage by Frank C. Hawkins, Greta L. B. Laube, Greta L. Laube

GRABBING YOUR CROTCH Grabbing your crotch is the overt act of holding, stroking, patting, scratching, massaging, or otherwise touching your genitals in public. There are many reasons to touch your genitalia, otherwise known as your ...

Google previewDisgusting Things: A Miscellany (2008)

by Don Voorhees

An itchy crotch is a big tip-off, as is seeing little bugs crawling around on your pubes. There are three life stages of pubic lice. The nits are lice eggs. They are about the ...

Google previewDictionary for Managing Trees in Urban Environments (2009)

by Danny B. Draper, Peter A. Richards

Crotch The point on the inner side of a branch and trunk union or at the inner side of the union of two or more branches. The union may have an acute branch crotch forming a 'V' shape, an obtuse branch crotch or may be broadly rounded ...

Google previewThe Language of Fashion Dictionary and Digest of Fabric, Sewing and Dress (2013)

by Mary Brooks Picken

crotch. That part of a garment formed by joining of two legs.—joined leg c. Crotch formed by joining of leg seams to form closing, as in stepins.—pantie c.

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

Crotch,kroch, n. a fork, as of a tree: the bifurcation of the human body.—adj. Crotched. [Ety. obscure.] Crotchet,kroch′et,n.ahook:a notein music, equalto half a minim, ...

Google previewA General Dictionary of Provincialisms (1840)

by William Holloway

CROTCH, s. [Croce, Ital. a cross.] The meeting of two arms of a tree, or of the limbs of the human body below the waist. - Norf. Suff. A staff under the arm to support a lame person. Norf. Suff. CROTCHED, adj. Cross; peevish ; perVerse. Norf Suff ...

Google previewA general dictionary of Provincialisms, etc (1838)

by William HOLLOWAY (of Rye, in Sussex.)

CROTCH, s. [Croce, Ital, a cross.] The meeting of two arms of a tree, or of the limbs of the human body below the waist. Norf. Suff. A staff under the arm to support a lame person. Norf. Suff. CROTCHED, adj. Cross; peevish ; perVerse. Norf Suff.

Google previewA General Dictionary of Provincialsims ... (1840)

by William Holloway (of Rye, in Sussex.)

CROTCH,s. [Croce, Ital. a cross.] The meeting of two arms of a tree, or of the limbs of the human body below the waist. Norf. Suff. A staff under the arm to support a lame person. Norf. Suff. CROTCHED, adj. Cross ; peevish ; perverse. Norf Suff.

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When I began playing the game, baseball was about as gentlemanly as a kick in the crotch. (Ty Cobb)
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Scrabble value of C3R1O1T1C3H4

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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