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



BrE BrE//ˈkrɒtʃɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkrɑːtʃɪt//
(British English) (North American English quarter note) (music) Reading music
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a note that lasts half as long as a minim / half note See related entries: Reading music Word OriginMiddle English (in the sense ‘hook’): from Old French crochet, diminutive of croc ‘hook’, from Old Norse krókr.

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