crotch: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kroch), [key]
— n.
  1. a forking or place of forking, as of the human body between the legs.
  2. the part of a pair of trousers, panties, or the like, formed by the joining of the two legs.
  3. a piece of material serving to form a juncture between the legs of trousers, panties, etc.
  4. a forked piece, part, support, etc., as a staff with a forked top.
    1. an area 412 in. (11.4 cm) square at each corner of a billiard table.
    2. the situation in which both balls to be struck by the cue ball are within this area.
  5. crutch (def. 6).
  6. the area of a tree at which a main branch joins the trunk.
  7. the wood from such an area; crotchwood.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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