- a forking or place of forking, as of the human body between the legs.
- the part of a pair of trousers, panties, or the like, formed by the joining of the two legs.
- a piece of material serving to form a juncture between the legs of trousers, panties, etc.
- a forked piece, part, support, etc., as a staff with a forked top.
- an area 4½ inches (11.4 cm) square at each corner of a billiard table.
- the situation in which both balls to be struck by the cue ball are within this area.
- Nautical. crutch(def 6).
- the area of a tree at which a main branch joins the trunk.
- the wood from such an area; crotchwood.
Origin of crotch
Examples from the Web for crotch
Or how kicking a reaction-less eunuch in the crotch over and over again is comedy.‘Galavant’: A Drunken, Horny Musical Fairy Tale
January 5, 2015
There is no way to really justify the constant (clothed) closeups of her crotch and breasts.Bayonetta Is Nintendo’s Graphic, Ass-Kicking Barbie
October 24, 2014
Did Charlie Crist break the rules by having a fan blowing on his crotch during the Florida guberntorial debate?Why D.C. Wants an Election About Nothing
October 23, 2014
Bosnich also claims DeMaio "grabbed my crotch" while the two sat in the candidate's car.No Shaking Sexual Harassment Allegations for Gay GOP House Hopeful
October 12, 2014
It lands with mischievous accuracy, mottling the crotch of my jeans.Leaky Ceilings, Catcalls, and Uncaged Pythons: 4 Hours on NYC’s Worst Subway
August 8, 2014
Pressure should be applied about three inches below the crotch.Boy Scouts Handbook
Boy Scouts of America
There in the crotch, close to the trunk, she sat and watched.Mother West Wind's Children
Thornton W. Burgess
When he finished, he was pretty well armored as far as his crotch.Cat and Mouse
The crotch of the elm-tree which it occupied was about twelve feet from the ground.The Watchers of the Trails
Charles G. D. Roberts
At dawn Crotch Island had been an emerald, and at sunset an amethyst.Caleb West, Master Diver
F. Hopkinson Smith
- Also called (Brit): crutch
- the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk
- the human external genitals or the genital area
- the corresponding part of a pair of trousers, pants, etc
- a forked region formed by the junction of two members
- a forked pole or stick
Word Origin and History for crotch
1530s, original meaning "pitchfork," from Old North French croche "shepherd's crook," variant of croc "hook" (see crochet); meaning "region where the body forks" is 1590s.
- The angle or region of the angle formed by the junction of two parts or members, such as two branches, limbs, or legs.