Definition Of hunch


a feeling or guess based on intuition rather than known facts.

she was acting on a hunch

a humped position or thing.

the hunch of his back

a thick piece; a hunk.

a hunch of bread

raise (one's shoulders) and bend the top of one's body forward.

he thrust his hands in his pockets, hunching his shoulders

Example Of hunch

  • a hunch of bread

  • A young girl of about 15 was hunched over as her shoulder shook with silent tears.

  • Acting on a hunch , I detoured down the path and a few minutes later emerged by a glorious pool.

  • And there she was sitting hunched over in the chair right next to the door.

  • Avoid hunching your shoulders toward your ears or rounding your back.

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