Definitions for scrunchskrʌntʃ, skrʊntʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

scrunchskrʌntʃ, skrʊntʃ(v.t.)

  1. to crunch or crush.

  2. to contract; squeeze together:

    I scrunched my shoulders.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. (v.i.)to squat or hunker (often fol. by down).

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  4. (n.)the act or sound of scrunching.

Origin of scrunch:

1815–25; expressive alter. of crunch

Princeton's WordNet

  1. scrunch(verb)

    a crunching noise

  2. crump, thud, scrunch(verb)

    make a noise typical of an engine lacking lubricants

  3. squat, crouch, scrunch, scrunch up, hunker, hunker down(verb)

    sit on one's heels

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

  4. wrinkle, ruckle, crease, crinkle, scrunch, scrunch up, crisp(verb)

    make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in

    "The dress got wrinkled"; "crease the paper like this to make a crane"


  1. scrunch(Noun)

    A crunching noise.

  2. scrunch(Verb)

    To crumple and squeeze to make more compact.

    He scrunched the paper into a ball and threw it at the whistling girl.

  3. Origin: onomatopoeia, from the sound of crumpling a piece of paper

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scrunch

    to scranch; to crunch


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