A woman’s bathing suit with leg openings that reach above the hips and even the waist: ”Crotchcutters,” the Village Voice called the suits (1990s+)
[kroch] /krɒtʃ/ noun 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. […]
[kroch-it] /ˈkrɒtʃ ɪt/ noun 1. an odd fancy or whimsical notion. 2. a small hook. 3. a hooklike device or part. 4. Entomology. a small, hooklike process. 5. Music. Chiefly British. a quarter note. 6. a curved surgical instrument with a sharp hook. /ˈkrɒtʃɪt/ noun 1. (music) a note having the time value of a […]
[kroch-i-tee] /ˈkrɒtʃ ɪ ti/ adjective 1. given to odd notions, whims, grouchiness, etc. 2. of the nature of a . /ˈkrɒtʃɪtɪ/ adjective 1. (informal) cross; irritable; contrary 2. full of crotchets adj. 1825, from crotchet “whim or fancy” + -y (2). But the sense evolution is obscure.
- Crotch job
noun phrase A book, television show, etc, of vulgar sensationalism: The latter is a Fox crotch job ”Roseanne: An Unauthorized Biography” (1990s+)