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1. hunched

adjective. ['ˈhʌntʃt'] having the back and shoulders rounded; not erect.

Synonyms

  • crooked
  • unerect
  • round-shouldered
  • round-backed
  • stooped

Antonyms

  • direct
  • straight
  • uncoiled
  • honest

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Words that Rhyme with Hunched

  • scrunched
  • crunched
  • punched
  • munched
  • lunched
  • bunched

Example sentences of the word hunched


1. Verb, past tense
Your back should remain straight and never hunched or curved during the process.

2. Verb, past participle
If your cat is hunched over and constantly purring this is a sign they might be sick.

Quotes containing the word hunched


1. A telkhine was hunched over a console, but he was so involved with his work, he didn't notice us. He was about five feet tall, with slick black seal fur and stubby little feet. He had the head of a Doberman, but his clawed hands were almost human. He growled and muttered as he tapped on his keyboard. Maybe he was messaging his friends on uglyface.com.
- Rick Riordan, The Last Olympian

2. When she opened her door, Levi was sitting in the hallway, his legs bent in front of him, hunched forward on his knees. He looked up when she stepped out.“I’m such an idiot,” he said.Cath fell between his knees and hugged him.“I can’t believe I said that,” he said. “I can’t even go nine hours without seeing you.
- Rainbow Rowell, Fangirl

3. The least I can do is speak out for the hundreds of chimpanzees who, right now, sit hunched, miserable and without hope, staring out with dead eyes from their metal prisons. They cannot speak for themselves.
- Jane Goodall

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