Scrunch meaning

skrŭnch, skro͝onch
To crush or crunch.
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To crumple or squeeze; hunch.

Scrunched up their shoulders; scrunch one's nose against a window.

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To hunch.
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To move with or make a crunching sound.

Scrunching along the gravel path.

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A crunching sound.
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To crunch, crush, or crumple.
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To hunch, huddle, or squeeze.
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A crunching or crumpling sound.
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To crumple and squeeze to make more compact.

He scrunched the paper into a ball and threw it at the whistling girl.

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A crunching noise.
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Origin of scrunch

  • Probably alteration of crunch

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Attested since about 1800. Probably an intensive form of crunch; ultimately derived from the onomatopoeia of a crumpling sound.

    From Wiktionary