The cat hunched in a corner.
An example of to hunch is to crouch down while sitting at the dinner table.
I hunched my shoulders against the wind.
An example of a hunch is a feeling about who stole the books.
An example of a hunch is the shape of the back of someone who does not sit up straight while sitting.
Had a hunch that he would lose.
Other Word Forms
Origin of hunch
- Origin unknown
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition