HyperDic: scrunch

English > 4 senses of the word scrunch:
NOUNeventscruncha crunching noise
VERBperceptionscrunch, crump, thudmake a noise typical of an engine lacking lubricants
contactscrunch, squat, crouch, scrunch up, hunker, hunker downsit on one's heels
contactscrunch, wrinkle, ruckle, crease, crinkle, scrunch up, crispmake wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface
scrunch > pronunciation
Soundsskrah'nch
Rhymesbrunch ... punch: 10 rhymes with ahnch...
English > scrunch: 4 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA crunching noise.
Broadernoisesound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
Spanishcrujido
Catalancruixit
Verbsscrunchmake a noise typical of an engine lacking lubricants
English > scrunch: 4 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningmake a noise typical of an engine lacking lubricants.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymscrump, thud
Broadercrunch, scranch, scraunch, crackleMake a crushing noise
Nounsscruncha crunching noise
English > scrunch: 4 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningSit on one's heels.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe children scrunch in the rocking chair; There scrunch some children in the rocking chair
Synonymssquat, crouch, 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
English > scrunch: 4 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningmake wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey scrunch the sheets
Synonymswrinkle, ruckle, crease, crinkle, scrunch up, crisp
Narrowerpucker, rumple, cockle, crumple, knitTo gather something into small wrinkles or folds
pucker, ruck, ruck upBecome wrinkled or drawn together
Broaderfold, fold up, turn upbend or lay so that one part covers the other
Usage ofarchaism, archaicismThe use of an archaic expression
Spanisharrugarse, arrugar
Catalanarrissar-se, arrugar-se, arrugar, cargolar

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