crotch


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crotch

 (krŏch)
n.
1. The angle or region of the angle formed by the junction of two parts or members, such as two legs or branches.
2.
a. The area on a pair of pants, underpants, or shorts that is between the legs.
b. The piece of material used to construct this area of an item of clothing.
3. The fork of a pole or other support.

[Possibly alteration of crutch and partly from Middle English croche, crook, crosier (from Old French croche, hook, shepherd's crook, feminine of croc, hook; see crochet).]

crotched (krŏcht) adj.

crotch

(krɒtʃ)
n
1. (Anatomy)
a. the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk
b. the human external genitals or the genital area
c. the corresponding part of a pair of trousers, pants, etc
2. a forked region formed by the junction of two members
3. a forked pole or stick
[C16: probably variant of crutch]
crotched adj

crotch

(krɒtʃ)

n.
1. a place where something divides, as the human body between the legs.
2. the part of trousers, panties, etc., where the two legs or panels join.
3. a piece of material serving as a juncture between the legs or panels of trousers, underpants, etc.
4. the area of a tree at which a main branch joins the trunk.
5. a forked object, as a staff with a forked top.
[1530–40; variant of crutch]
crotched (krotcht), adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crotch - the region of the angle formed by the junction of two branches; "they took the south fork"; "he climbed into the crotch of a tree"
ramification, branch, leg - a part of a forked or branching shape; "he broke off one of the branches"
2.crotch - the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunkcrotch - the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk
body, organic structure, physical structure - the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being); "he felt as if his whole body were on fire"
angle - the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
3.crotch - external sex organcrotch - external sex organ      
reproductive organ, sex organ - any organ involved in sexual reproduction
pudendum - human external genital organs collectively especially of a female
female genital organ, female genitalia, female genitals, fanny - external female sex organs; "in England `fanny' is vulgar slang for female genitals"

crotch

noun groin, lap, crutch She kicked him hard in the crotch.
Translations
مُلتَقى الرِّجْلَيْن والجِسم
rozkrok
skridt
haarahaaraväli
klof
šakumastarpkojis
kājstarpe
rozkrok

crotch

[krɒtʃ] N
1. (also crutch) (Anat) [of garment] → entrepierna f
2. [of tree] → horquilla f

crotch

[ˈkrɒtʃ] n
[garment] → entre-jambes m inv, entrejambe m
[person] → entrecuisse m

crotch

n
(in tree etc) → Gabelung f
(of trousers)Schritt m; (Anat) → Unterleib m; a kick in the crotchein Tritt zwischen die Beine; she wears her skirts about an inch below the crotchihre Röcke reichen nur ein Paar Zentimeter über den Po (inf)

crotch

[krɒtʃ] n (also crutch) (Anat) → inforcatura; (of garment) → cavallo

crotch

(krotʃ) crutch (kratʃ) nouns
in humans, the place where the legs meet together and join the body.

crotch

n. bifurcación, horquilla.

crotch

n (fam o vulg) ingle f, entrepierna (fam)
References in classic literature ?
He now has to drop and secure his oar, turn round on his centre half way, seize his harpoon from the crotch, and with what little strength may remain, he essays to pitch it somehow into the whale.
He hoped not, for that would mean a night's sleep curled in the crotch of a tree, and he much preferred the bed of grasses within his own abode.
That night he slept far inland from his cabin, securely wedged into the crotch of a giant tree, swaying a hundred feet above the ground.
Then, again, if you fix your eye upon this strange, crested, comb-like incrustation on the top of the mass --this green, barnacled thing, which the Greenlanders call the crown, and the Southern fishers the bonnet of the Right Whale; fixing your eyes solely on this, you would take the head for the trunk of some huge oak, with a bird's nest in its crotch.
Thus far his plan had worked to perfection, but when he grasped the rope, bracing himself behind a crotch of two mighty branches, he found that dragging the mighty, struggling, clawing, biting, screaming mass of iron-muscled fury up to the tree and hanging her was a very different proposition.
Caching the remainder of the deer's hind quarter in the crotch of a tree the ape-man wiped his greasy palms upon his naked thighs and swung off in pursuit of Numa.
Throwing the balance to the ground he curled up in a convenient crotch and sought slumber; but slumber seemed difficult to woo.
With all his old agility he clambered back to the crotch from which he had toppled.
From the main crotch diverged the four main branches of the tree.
That night she slept in the crotch of a tree, as Tarzan had so often told her that he was accustomed to doing, and early the next morning was upon her way again.
Crouched close to the great ape in the crotch of a tree the boy had shivered through an almost sleepless night.
Taking to the trees Tarzan moved a short distance to the west and, finding a comfortable crotch at the edge of the forest where he could watch the trail leading through the gardens to the city gate, he awaited the return of his would-be captors.