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to crouch down

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  • crouch — [krautʃ] v [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Perhaps from [i]Old French crochir to become hook shaped , from croche; CROCHET] 1.) also crouch down to lower your body close to the ground by bending your knees completely →↑squat ▪ He crouched in the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • crouch — [[t]kra͟ʊtʃ[/t]] crouches, crouching, crouched 1) VERB If you are crouching, your legs are bent under you so that you are close to the ground and leaning forward slightly. [V prep/adv] We were crouching in the bushes... [V prep/adv] I crouched on …   English dictionary

  • crouch — verb (I) 1 also crouch down to lower your body close to the ground by bending your knees completely: My legs began to ache from crouching for so long. | The boy crouched down to fix his sandal. 2 if an animal crouches it sits as low as possible,… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Crouch End (short story) — Crouch End Author Stephen King Country United States Language English Series Cthulhu Mythos …   Wikipedia

  • crouch´ing|ly — crouch «krowch», verb, noun. –v.i. 1. to stoop low with bent legs like an animal ready to spring, or a person hiding: »The cat crouched in the corner waiting for the mouse to come out of its hole. The boys crouched under a bush when we played… …   Useful english dictionary

  • crouch´er — crouch «krowch», verb, noun. –v.i. 1. to stoop low with bent legs like an animal ready to spring, or a person hiding: »The cat crouched in the corner waiting for the mouse to come out of its hole. The boys crouched under a bush when we played… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crouch — (krouch; 129), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Crouched} (kroucht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crouching}.] [OE. cruchen, crouchen, crouken; cf. E. creep, G. krauchen, kriechen, or E. crook to bend, also crouch to cross.] 1. To bend down; to stoop low; to lie close… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crouch — [v] stoop low; cringe bend, bend down, bow, cower, dip, duck, grovel, huddle, hunch, hunker down, kneel, quail, quat, scrooch down, squat, stoop, wince; concept 213 Ant. stretch …   New thesaurus

  • Down Street tube station — Down Street Location Place Mayfair Coordinates …   Wikipedia

  • crouch — [ krautʃ ] verb intransitive * 1. ) to move your body close to the ground by bending your knees and leaning forward slightly: She crouched down and reached out to the little boy. 2. ) to lean forward with your head and shoulders bent, especially… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • crouch — ► VERB ▪ adopt a position where the knees are bent and the upper body is brought forward and down. ► NOUN ▪ a crouching stance or posture. ORIGIN perhaps from Old French crochir be bent , from croche shepherd s crook …   English terms dictionary


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