Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary
crutch
UK | US

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
crutch /krʌtʃ/
  • danh từ
    • cái nạng ((thường) pair of crutches)
      • to go on crutches: đi bằng nạng
    • vật chống, vật đỡ (tường, sàn...)
    • cái chống (xe đạp, mô tô)
    • (giải phẫu) đáy chậu
    • (hàng hải) cọc chén
    • (nghĩa bóng) chỗ nương tựa
Concise Dictionary
crutcheskrʌtʃ
noun
+a wooden or metal staff that fits under the armpit and reaches to the ground; used by disabled person while walking
+anything that serves as an expedient

Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 one of two long sticks that you put under your arms to help you walk after you have injured your leg or foot: After the accident I spent six months on crutches.
2 (usually disapproving) a person or thing that gives you help or support but often makes you depend on them too much: High interest rates are merely a crutch for the country's ailing economy. + He sees religion as an emotional crutch.
3 = CROTCH
Collocation Dictionary
noun

ADJ.

emotional, psychological
(both figurative) He saw religion as a psychological crutch.

VERB + CRUTCH

need, use
He needs crutches to walk.

PREP.

on/with ~
She can only walk with crutches.



Random quote: They say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.: Andy Warhol

Latest queries: influence, urbane, filthy, hurricane, occident, circulatory, carpenter, inn, pelmanism, pelmanism, googly, syndrome, twist, googly, w, buoyancy, fad, crying, crying, crutch,

Updated: 14/03/2018: A new open-source Javascript engine/library named Howler has been employed to handle audiofile. Enjoy pronunciation!

Optional: 01/2018:Picture Dictionary

Updated: 05/06/2018:List of Academic Words

Updated: 03/2019: Learning by reading annotated text, reliable state of art and updated news