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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ The crotch is a notched stick which holds both harpoons.
▪ Trent came after him, right foot driving at his crotch but hitting his thigh as he rolled again.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Crotch \Crotch\ (kr[o^]ch; 224), n.; pl. Crotches (kr[o^]ch"[e^]z). [Cf. Crotchet, Crutch.]

  1. The angle formed by the parting of two legs or branches; a fork; the point where a trunk divides; as, the crotch of a tree. more specifically, the space on the human torso between the two legs; also, the corresponding part between the legs of a pair of pants, which is in contact with the crotch of the wearer; as, pants with a tight crotch have become very popular.

  2. (Naut.) A stanchion or post of wood or iron, with two arms for supporting a boom, spare yards, etc.; -- called also crane and crutch.

  3. (Billiards) In the three-ball carom game, a small space at each corner of the table. See Crotched, below.


Crotch \Crotch\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crotched (kr[o^]cht); p. pr. & vb. n. Crotch"ing.]

  1. To provide with a crotch; to give the form of a crotch to; as, to crotch the ends of ropes in splicing or tying knots.

  2. (Logging) To notch (a log) on opposite sides to provide a grip for the dogs in hauling. [Western, U. S.]

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

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.


n. 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 (context slang euphemistic English) Either the male or female genitali

  1. 4 (cx billiards English) In the three-ball carom game, a small space at each corner of the table. v

  2. 1 (cx transitive English) To provide with a crotch; to give the form of a crotch to. 2 (cx transitive logging historical US western US English) To notch (a log) on opposite sides to provide a grip for the dogs that will haul it.

  1. n. the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk [syn: fork]

  2. external sex organ [syn: genitalia, genital organ, genitals, private parts, privates]


In humans, the crotch is the bottom of the pelvis, the region of the body where the legs join the torso, and is often considered to include the groin and genitals. This definition also applies to clothing, where the crotch includes the area of a pair of trousers or shorts where the legs join together. The bottom of the crotch defines one end of the inseam.

Crotch (disambiguation)

Crotch may refer to:

  • Crotch, the region of an object where it splits into two or more limbs
  • the corner formed by the rails on a carom billiards table
  • George Robert Crotch (1842-1874), British entomologist
  • William Crotch (1775-1847), English composer, organist and artist
  • Crotch Hill, a summit in Maine, United States

Usage examples of "crotch".

On the last word, timing his pace accurately, she spun round and delivered a vicious backheel to his crotch.

He lashed out with the buttstock of his rifle but only succeeded in handing his weapon to the enemy, who plastered him collar to crotch with paint balls.

Ancient trunks and knotted vines, giant ferns and stippled foliage, the languid monotone of botanical patterning interrupted, at precisely the proper moment, by a sudden caesura in the greenery, bright orchids dazzling as summer clouds, flavored cups of epiphytic ice protruding from their beds of root growth thick as pubic hair up in the crotches of the stilted mangrove trees, or the swoop of incandescent plumage as a blue-throated flycatcher sailed out into the open river space and vanished, the eye barely registering its passage.

She counted five different nighties of varying styles, colors, and levels of transparency as well as a black teddy with snaps that went from the crotch to her breasts.

His crotch was buried under doughlike billows of leg and belly, rendering him an enormous, sexless sphere of flesh.

The inflection of her voice added that as far as she was concerned, the American was a tobacco-chewing flatboat man with fleas in his crotch.

He lifted both with hands in crotches and bore them above the strand to the opened box.

He took his hand away from the back of her head and began sliding it up and down her body, first along the side, down to her ilial crest, and up to her armpit and then more toward her abdomen down to the gully that ran from her ilial crest to her crotch and then up to her breast, which he cupped from the side, outside her dress, drawing it closer to him.

No, he did not want to nothing more about Jocko, nor see him besides with his red crotch hair and his little prick.

He strolled forward a few feet, then turned, took Louise by arm and crotch, and calmly lifted her over his head, letting her legs fall upon his shoulders on either side of his neck, her unique pubic bush pressing against the back of his bent head.

He turned abruptly, took the woman by shoulder and crotch and raised her in one smooth motion above his head to fall with her legs over his shoulders and her wiry pubes against the back of his neck.

Streaks of fluid glistened on the insides of her legs from crotch to knee.

Rising up to loop an arm around his neck, she lifted her skirts and pressed his manhood between her thighs, tracing the slit in the crotch of her pantalets until she had aligned their bodies.

I had the damp crotch of her panties in my hand when she brought her lips to mine for a kiss.

She jammed her impaled crotch back and down onto their jabbing pricks, groaning and panting deliriously as they began to fuck her more roughly.