noun. ['ˈkrʌtʃ'] a wooden or metal staff that fits under the armpit and reaches to the ground; used by disabled person while walking.
Words that Rhyme with Crutch
Example sentences of the word crutch
Several organisations accept crutch donations.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Put the crutch on your weak side on the floor outside of the tub.
Quotes containing the word crutch
1. Reality is just a crutch for people who can't handle drugs.
- Robin Williams
2. Many of us saw religion as harmless nonsense. Beliefs might lack all supporting evidence but, we thought, if people needed a crutch for consolation, where's the harm? September 11th changed all that.
- Richard Dawkins
3. Racial humor was about 35% of my act when I first started. But I realized that it was a crutch. What brought it home was when another comedian said to me, 'If you changed color tomorrow, you wouldn't have any material.' He meant it as a put-down, but I took it as a challenge.
- Bill Cosby
noun. ['ˈkrʌtʃ'] anything that serves as an expedient.