HyperDic: crouch

English > 3 senses of the word crouch:
VERBmotioncrouch, stoop, bend, bowbend one's back forward from the waist on down
contactcrouch, squat, scrunch, scrunch up, hunker, hunker downsit on one's heels
NOUNactcrouchthe act of bending low with the limbs close to the body
crouch > pronunciation
Soundskraw'ch
Rhymescouch ... vouch: 7 rhymes with awch...
English > crouch: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of bending low with the limbs close to the body.
BroaderbendingThe act of bending something
Catalanajupir-se
Verbscrouchbend one's back forward from the waist on down
English > crouch: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningbend one's back forward from the waist on down.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"he crouched down"
Synonymsstoop, bend, bow
Entailschange postureUndergo a change in bodily posture
Narrowerhuddle, cowercrouch or curl up
squinchcrouch down
Broaderbend, flexform a curve
Spanishagachar, inclinarse, inclinar
Catalancorbar-se, encorbar-se, inclinar-se, inclinar
Nounscrouchthe act of bending low with the limbs close to the body
English > crouch: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningSit on one's heels.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe children crouch in the rocking chair; There crouch some children in the rocking chair
Synonymssquat, scrunch, scrunch up, hunker, hunker down
Broadersit, sit downBe seated
Spanishacuclillarse, acurrucarse, agacharse, agachar, ponerse de cuclillas
Catalanaclofar-se, acotxar-se, ajupir-se, arraulir-se, arrupir-se, posar-se a la gatzoneta

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