Definition of groin noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɡrɔɪn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɡrɔɪn//
    Body parts
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  1. 1 the part of the body where the legs join at the top including the area around the genitals (= sex organs) She kicked her attacker in the groin. He's been off all season with a groin injury. See related entries: Body parts
  2. 2(especially US English) = groyne
  3. Word Originsense 1 late Middle English grynde, perhaps from Old English grynde ‘depression, abyss’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: groin

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