Thesaurus > Related Words: hunker down

  Words related to hunker down

Related / Similar Words: squat, crouch, scrunch, scrunch up, hunker

 

Definition:
  • hold stubbornly to a position; "The wife hunkered down and the husband''s resistance began to break down";
  • sit on one''s heels; "In some cultures, the women give birth while squatting"; "The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm";
  • take shelter; "During the sandstorm, they hunkered down in a small hut";

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    Derivational Morphology: squat, squatting, knee bend

     

     
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