Thesaurus > Related Words: crouch

  Words related to crouch

Related / Similar Words: squat, scrunch, scrunch up, hunker, hunker down, stoop, bend, bow

 

Definition:
  • the act of bending low with the limbs close to the body;
  • sit on one''s heels; "In some cultures, the women give birth while squatting"; "The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm";
  • bend one''s back forward from the waist on down; "he crouched down"; "She bowed before the Queen"; "The young man stooped to pick up the girl''s purse";

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    See Also: stoop to

     

    Hyponyms: squinch, huddle, cower

     

    Entailments: change posture

     

    Derivational Morphology: stoop, bend, bow, squat, squatting, knee bend, bowing, obeisance, stooper

     

     
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