HyperDic: hunker

English > 1 sense of the word hunker:
VERBcontacthunker, squat, crouch, scrunch, scrunch up, hunker downsit on one's heels
hunker > pronunciation
Rhymesacre / Acre ... Zocor: 182 rhymes with ker...
English > hunker: 1 sense > verb 1, contact
MeaningSit on one's heels.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example "The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm"
Synonymssquat, crouch, scrunch, scrunch up, 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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