lurch(redirected from in the lurch)
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Related to in the lurch: out of whack, leave in the lurch, To Say the Least, left in the lurch
Cribbage the state of a losing player with less than 30 points at the end of a game (esp in the phrase in the lurch)
Addams’s zombielike, extremely tall butler. [TV: “The Addams Family” in Terrace, I, 29]