Meaning of 'crouch'

Find the meaning of the word ‘crouch’

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Meaning of ‘crouch’

3 definitions found.



the act of bending low with the limbs close to the body


to sit on one's heels

Example: "I crouched low in the grass so as not to disturb the wildlife."

Synonyms: scrunch hunker down scrunch up hunker squat


to bend one's back forward from the waist on down

Example: "I crouched to pick up the ball on the ground."

Synonyms: stoop

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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