HyperDic: hunch

English > 3 senses of the word hunch:
NOUNcognitionhunch, intuition, suspicionan impression that something might be the case
acthunchthe act of bending yourself into a humped position
VERBmotionhunch, hump, hunch forward, hunch overround one's back by bending forward and drawing the shoulders forward
hunch > pronunciation
Soundshhah'nch
Rhymesbrunch ... scrunch: 10 rhymes with ahnch...
English > hunch: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn impression that something might be the case.
Synonymsintuition, suspicion
Narrowerheart, bosomThe locus of feelings and intuitions
Broaderimpression, feeling, belief, notion, opinionA vague idea in which some confidence is placed
Spanishintuición, presentimiento
Catalanintuïció
English > hunch: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of bending yourself into a humped position.
BroaderbendingThe act of bending something
Spanishcorazonada, encorvadura, encorvamiento
Catalanencorbament
Verbshunchround one's back by bending forward and drawing the shoulders forward
English > hunch: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningRound one's back by bending forward and drawing the shoulders forward.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymshump, hunch forward, hunch over
Entailsbend, flexform a curve
Broaderchange postureUndergo a change in bodily posture
Spanishencorvar
Catalanencorbar
Nounshunchthe act of bending yourself into a humped position

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