[kroch-i-tee] /ˈkrɒtʃ ɪ ti/
given to odd notions, whims, grouchiness, etc.
of the nature of a .
(informal) cross; irritable; contrary
full of crotchets
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+)
adjective of clothing, without material in the crotch area Examples She bought crotchless panties at Victoria’s Secret.
[kroch-woo d] /ˈkrɒtʃˌwʊd/ noun 1. from a tree , characterized by a swirling, irregular figure and used for furniture and veneers.
- Crotch worker
noun phrase A shoplifter who conceals loot under her dress (1970s+ Police)