hunched

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hunch

 (hŭnch)
n.
1. An intuitive feeling or a premonition: had a hunch that he would lose.
2. A hump.
3. A lump or chunk: "She ... cut herself another hunch of bread" (Virginia Woolf).
4. A push or shove.
v. hunched, hunch·ing, hunch·es
v.tr.
1. To bend or draw up into a hump: I hunched my shoulders against the wind.
2. To push or shove.
v.intr.
1. To assume a crouched or cramped posture: The cat hunched in a corner.
2. To thrust oneself forward.

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hunched

(hʌntʃt)
adj
(of a person) leaning forwards with their shoulders raised and their head down, or (of shoulders, etc) in the posture adopted by a hunched person
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hunched - having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect; "a little oldish misshapen stooping woman"
unerect - not upright in position or posture
Translations

hunched

[ˈhʌntʃt] adj [figure, person] → recroquevillé(e); [shoulders, back] → voûté(e)
He sat hunched in a corner → Il était assis recroquevillé dans un coin.
to sit hunched over sth → être penché(e) sur qch, être courbé(e) sur qch

hunched

[ˈhʌntʃt] adjincurvato/a