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crotch

a. the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk
b. the human external genitals or the genital area
c. the corresponding part of a pair of trousers, pants, etc.

crotch

[kräch]
(science and technology)
The angular form made by the parting of two branches, legs, or members.

crotch

The point where a tree branch joins the trunk.
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A crotch-grabbing Billie Jean (a tribute to Michael Jackson) was beaten only by an operatic rendition of I Will Survive (wish he had sung more than the first few bars of that, as it was cracking).
But the same cannot be said of BublA's crotch-grabbing Michael Jackson impersonation, his rendition of Gloria Gaynor's I Will Survive set to opera or his self-deprecating wit.
Football games seem to bring out a frat house-beer-bust feeling in much of the audience, and that's the audience that Anheuser-Busch wants, or seems to want by its Super Bowl commercials that featured flatulence, crotch-grabbing, toilet humor and other jokes that may bring a quick laugh.
The crotch-grabbing, cap-tapping, uniform-tugging routine of a baseball player in the batter's box is a miniature example of this phenomenon.
Even current bands can get in on the '80s racket: Alien Ant Farm made its reputation (and a platinum record) largely on the strength of remaking the 1988 Michael Jackson hit "Smooth Criminal," their video for which gleefully parodies every moon-walking, crotch-grabbing, embarrassing '80s excess.
In other words, what's the alternative between a repressed, dour, fingerpointing Catholicism and a flaming, salacious, crotch-grabbing rebellion?
By contrast, in the play I saw later that evening, expletives were tossed about as freely as frisbies at a summer picnic and crotch-grabbing was de rigeur.
Curiously, one time in Vietnam I mentioned the Hong Kong incident in a workshop about culture and sexuality, and a Vietnamese anthropologist perked up, telling me she had recently dealt with a similar problem involving Vietnamese seafarers landing in jail for crotch-grabbing in Central America.
Songs including the Calvin Harris penned Call My Name, performed twice, were given urban dance moves, with more than a bit of crotch-grabbing from Cheryl.
But showmanship and crotch-grabbing aside, what stands JLS apart is that they are clearly loving every minute of their shows.
Though a stilted Nona Hendryx makes no impression as the Acid Queen, Hank Adams brings horrifying self-awareness to the pedophile Uncle Ernie, and PJ Griffith walks away with the show as feral Cousin Kevin, strutting and crotch-grabbing with Jagger-esque glee.
His time in the US has obviously had some influence on his stage actions as even Michael Jackson and Justin Timberlake would be hard-pressed to do as much crotch-grabbing as Craig managed.