Hunched
Hunch Hunch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hunched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hunching}.] 1. To push or jostle with the elbow; to push or thrust suddenly. [1913 Webster]

2. To thrust out a hump or protuberance; to crook, as the back. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • hunched — adj. having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect; of people. Syn: round backed, round shouldered, stooped, stooping, crooked. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hunched — [[t]hʌ̱ntʃt[/t]] ADJ If you are hunched, or hunched up, you are leaning forwards with your shoulders raised and your head down, often because you are cold, ill, or unhappy. A solitary hunched figure emerged from Number Ten... He got a stiff neck… …   English dictionary

  • hunched — Synonyms and related words: arched, arciform, arclike, arcual, bandy, bowed, bowlike, concave, convex, embowed, gibbose, gibbous, humpbacked, humped, humpy, hunchy, oxbow, vaulted …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hunched — hÊŒntʃ n. hump; protuberance; thick piece; protrusion; push, thrust; feeling, premonition, intuition, gut feeling v. push out or up to create a hump, arch in a convex manner; bend down, crouch, stoop down; shove, push …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hunched — adjective having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect a little oldish misshapen stooping woman • Syn: ↑round backed, ↑round shouldered, ↑stooped, ↑stooping, ↑crooked • Similar to: ↑unere …   Useful english dictionary

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  • hunch — I UK [hʌntʃ] / US noun [countable, usually singular] Word forms hunch : singular hunch plural hunches a feeling that something is true or will happen, although you do not know any definite facts about it II UK [hʌntʃ] / US verb… …   English dictionary

  • hunch — [[t]hʌ̱ntʃ[/t]] hunches, hunching, hunched 1) N COUNT If you have a hunch about something, you are sure that it is correct or true, even though you do not have any proof. [INFORMAL] I had a hunch that Susan and I would work well together... Then… …   English dictionary

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