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Technique used in SSBM. If you hold down on the d-pad when attacked it reduces the amount of distance thrown back. The distance varies on the character. Some are significantly more useful like Samus's Crouch Cancel.
D21:Eh,I haven't played with samus in a while. I'll pick her.

Cltn: /puts down controller.

D21: Come Back! I won't crouch cancel.
by Diego Parra June 08, 2006

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Referring to a technical term in the game Super Smash Bros. Melee. The act of cancelling or reducing the knockback (how far you get knockedback) when you get hit by an opponent's attack.
I would've been smashed off the stage if I hadn't crouch cancelled your kick just then.
by Josh May 24, 2005