What does Crouch mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crouchverb

    the act of bending low with the limbs close to the body

  2. crouch, stoop, bend, bowverb

    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"

  3. squat, crouch, scrunch, scrunch up, hunker, hunker downverb

    sit on one's heels

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crouchverb

    to bend down; to stoop low; to lie close to the ground with the logs bent, as an animal when waiting for prey, or in fear

    Etymology: [OE. cruchen, crouchen, from cruche, crouche, cross. Cf. Crosier, Crook.]

  2. Crouchverb

    to bend servilely; to stoop meanly; to fawn; to cringe

    Etymology: [OE. cruchen, crouchen, from cruche, crouche, cross. Cf. Crosier, Crook.]

  3. Crouchverb

    to sign with the cross; to bless

    Etymology: [OE. cruchen, crouchen, from cruche, crouche, cross. Cf. Crosier, Crook.]

  4. Crouchverb

    to bend, or cause to bend, as in humility or fear

    Etymology: [OE. cruchen, crouchen, from cruche, crouche, cross. Cf. Crosier, Crook.]


  1. Crouch

    Crouch is a city in Boise County, Idaho, United States. The population was 162 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Boise City–Nampa, Idaho Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city was founded in 1934, and named for resident William Crouch.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Crouch

    krowch, v.i. to squat or lie close to the ground: to cringe: to fawn. [Possibly crook.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Crouch in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Crouch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Crouch in a Sentence

  1. Ryan Hobbs:

    My instincts tell me they are concerned more about people like Mr. White suing them for being stopped in the course of a theft than they are about rewarding or acknowledging in a positive manner that Mr. Crouch may have saved lives.

  2. Soddy Cheng:

    The tailors usually don't meet the customers. But this 3D technology can help them visualize the customers' body shape, so during the process of making the suit, they can easily imagine the customers' body shapes, and also things like do they crouch? Do they stick their chest out? Do they have big bellies? These ideas can help them during the process.

  3. Samuel Adams:

    Comtemplate the mangled bodies of your countrymen and then ask yourself, What should be the reward of such sacrifices... If ye love wealth better than freedom, the tranquility of servitude than the animating contest of freedom, go from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands that feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen.

  4. Harold Nicolson:

    They have pulled up armchairs and crouch low over the map, the are cutting the Baghdad railway. . It is appalling that these ignorant and irresponsible men should be cutting Asia minor to bits as if they were dividing a cake.... the happiness of millions being discarded in that way.

  5. Damien Murphy:

    He was quite experienced with these sorts of things, he told Jamie to crouch down and move back further into the machine, which he did calmly, and the fireman shimmied him out.

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  • раболепнича, стоя приведен, свивам, прекръствам, навеждам се, свивам сеBulgarian
  • kauernGerman
  • κουλουριάζω, κάθομαι οκλαδόνGreek
  • acuclillarse, genuflexión, agacharse, inclinación, persignarse, inclinarse, encogerseSpanish
  • kyykky, kyykistyä, kumara, kyyristyä, kumartuaFinnish
  • se tapir, s'accroupir, se recroquevillerFrench
  • cromScottish Gaelic
  • accovacciarsiItalian
  • しゃがむ, 蹲るJapanese
  • whakamaoko, whakapāhakeMāori
  • agacharPortuguese
  • ghemuitRomanian
  • извиваться, виться, раболепствовать, пресмыкаться, приседать, присестьRussian
  • prekrižiti, saviti, prekrstiti, čučnutiSerbo-Croatian
  • çömelmekTurkish
  • crouchVietnamese
  • 蹲伏Chinese

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    something that seduces or has the quality to seduce
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    • C. odometer
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