HyperDic: crotchet

English > 4 senses of the word crotchet:
NOUNshapecrotchet, hooka sharp curve or crook
communicationcrotchet, quarter notea musical note having the time value of a quarter of a whole note
attributecrotchet, oddity, queerness, quirk, quirkinessa strange attitude or habit
artifactcrotcheta small tool or hooklike implement
English > crotchet: 4 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningA sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook.
Synonymhook
Narroweruncus(biology) any hook-shaped process or part
Broadercurve, curved shapeThe trace of a point whose direction of motion changes
Spanishgancho
Catalanganxo
English > crotchet: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA musical note having the time value of a quarter of a whole note.
Synonymquarter note
Broadernote, musical note, toneA notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound
Spanishnegra
Catalannegra
English > crotchet: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningA strange attitude or habit.
Synonymsoddity, queerness, quirk, quirkiness
Broaderunfamiliarity, strangenessunusualness as a consequence of not being well known
Spanishexcentricidad, peculiaridad, peculiar, rareza, singularidad
Catalanpeculiaritat
Adjectivescrotchetyhaving a difficult and contrary disposition
English > crotchet: 4 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA small tool or hooklike implement.
BroaderhookA curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something

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