Crotch Definition

krŏch
noun
A forked place, as where a tree trunk divides into two branches.
Webster's New World
A pole forked on top.
Webster's New World
The piece of material used to construct this area of an item of clothing.
American Heritage
The seam or place where the legs of a pair of pants meet.
Webster's New World
The place where the legs fork from the human body.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Crotch

Noun

Singular:
crotch
Plural:
crotches

Origin of Crotch

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

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French croche (“shepherd's crook”)

    From Wiktionary

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