groin groin  /ˈɡrɔ ɪn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the crease at the junction of the inner part of the thigh with the trunk together with the adjacent region and often including the external genitals
  2. (n) a curved edge formed by two intersecting vaults
  3. (n) a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away
  4. (v) build with groins

Usage(s):

  1. Kwan Withdraws from Olympics; The figure skater dropped out of the Games due to a groin injury, ending her quest for the elusive gold.
  2. The body bears a gash from groin to throat, apparently made to kill the victim by disemboweling him.
  3. It's always night, always raining and every dispute is resolved personally, often by a bullet to the groin.

News

  1. Man shot in groin in Logan, later dies

    A man died after being shot in the groin in Philadelphia's Logan section Thursday afternoon.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: WPVI 6abc Philadelphia

  2. Norris exits after taking foul tip to groin

    Derek Norris is known as one of the toughest guys in the A's clubhouse. So when he left the game in the sixth inning after Adrian Beltre foul-tipped a ball into his groin, you knew it was bad.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Major League Baseball

  3. Oakland A's: Catcher Derek Norris says foul tip to groin produced 'worst pain I'd ever felt'

    Oakland A's catcher Derek Norris leaves the game after taking a foul tip to the groin and is not likely to be available for Thursday's series finale against the Texas Rangers.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: San Jose Mercury News

Quotes

  1. Benitez said: "Robbie Keane has a groin strain, we are not sure about him yet, but we will have to wait until nearer the match before we decide. (Steven) Gerrard and (Xabi) Alonso will be fit, but Torres will not be available. He may be ready for...
    on Oct 25, 2008 By: Rafael Benitez Source: FOXSports.com

  2. "This guy came out of the gate and grabbed me and I grabbed him by the ear and I kicked him in the groin," Fraser told several Australian television stations. "So he had to let me go. He threatened my life and I got really annoyed about that...
    on Aug 31, 2009 By: Dawn Fraser Source: SwimmingWorldMagazine.com

  3. United manager Alex Ferguson says Rooney "got a groin injury on Thursday, unfortunately. Groin injuries at this time of year with firm grounds are a problem."
    on Apr 24, 2010 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: USA Today

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