Hunching
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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