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A crutch is a figure of speech that describes something that is used as a surrogate or substitute for a more ideal solution or approach, as in the use of medical crutches as an assistance device for walking. The term also implies a degree of habitual laziness.
"A debugger is a crutch for programmers too lazy to add proper logging to their applications."

"Using pre-made pancake mix instead of making it from scratch is a crutch."
by glycoslave April 15, 2010
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A thick piece of paper or tagboard used in the mouth piece of a joint to support the paper and faciliate easy smoking of said joint.
Damn nigga! You better put a crutch in that little prison J so we can smoke that bitch 'til the wheels fall off it!

"I take sacks to the face whenever I can, don't need no crutch, i get so keyed up, 'til the joint be burnin' my hand" -Luniz, "I Got 5 On It"
by ShortBus Driver August 12, 2004
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Deathly pre-evolved devices with the purpose of aiding one with an injured leg, knee, ankle, etc.

May cause drowsiness, sweating, and result in massive upper-body strength.
ultimately, makes one look like a badass god/goddess capable of surviving any difficult circumstance.
'that guy's on crutches? he must be a menacing thug!'

'i get the best crack from people on crutches.'

'that girl gave the greatest head i've ever had. i was blindfolded, but she was obviously on crutches.'
by anirtak930 October 09, 2008
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A girl or boy who uses a friend of the opposite sex for comfort when there boyfriend/girlfriend are fighting with them. Then once everything is over, they become non-existant again
"Tyler is my crutch, he's always there when I need him, but I'd never date him!"
by pylon567 December 28, 2009
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When friends are broke they get together and hang at someone's house and drink and just trip out. It's alot cheaper, so people just say they are Crutching, or they decided to Crutch.

relax, chill, or drink with friends
I was broke last night, so I decided to crutch with a few friends.
by Mr. Expert December 30, 2010
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its like a thing u do that makes u feel good, if feelin shitty, when u do something it feels like ya dont got no troubles, the something u do to make u feel like that is your CRUTCH
"playin pool is my crutch"
"ma friends is ma crutch"
by MystaReeMan October 23, 2003
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