Definitions for crouch

Definitions for (noun) crouch

Main entry: crouch

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

Definitions for (verb) crouch

Main entry: crouch, scrunch, scrunch up, squat, hunker, hunker down

Definition: sit on one's heels

Usage: In some cultures, the women give birth while squatting; The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm

Main entry: bow, stoop, bend, crouch

Definition: bend one's back forward from the waist on down

Usage: he crouched down; She bowed before the Queen; The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse

Visual thesaurus for crouch