What does crouch mean?

Definitions for crouch
kraʊtʃcrouch

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word crouch.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. crouch(verb)

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

  2. crouch, stoop, bend, bow(verb)

    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 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"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crouch(verb)

    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

  2. Crouch(verb)

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

  3. Crouch(verb)

    to sign with the cross; to bless

  4. Crouch(verb)

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

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

Freebase

  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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How to say crouch in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. Robert Browning:

    Why comes temptation, but for man to meet and master and crouch beneath his foot, and so be pedestaled in triumph

  2. Robert Browning:

    Why comes temptation, but for man to meet and master and crouch beneath his foot, and so be pedestaled in triumph?

  3. Claire McCaskill:

    We have got to get out of this defensive crouch about liability litigation and get into an offensive position about making sure drivers are safe.

  4. 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.

  5. Jayden Espinosa:

    My daughter got up to stand up and hes like no, you have to crouch and move, ...I was thankful because I didnt expect that of him, to be a hero, to save everyones life. He said I saved everyone.

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  • свивам се, свивам, стоя приведен, прекръствам, навеждам се, раболепничаBulgarian
  • kauernGerman
  • κάθομαι οκλαδόν, κουλουριάζωGreek
  • acuclillarse, inclinación, inclinarse, persignarse, agacharse, encogerse, genuflexiónSpanish
  • kyykistyä, kumartua, kumara, kyykky, kyyristyäFinnish
  • se recroqueviller, se tapir, s'accroupirFrench
  • cromScottish Gaelic
  • accovacciarsiItalian
  • しゃがむ, 蹲るJapanese
  • whakapāhake, whakamaokoMāori
  • agacharPortuguese
  • присесть, приседать, виться, пресмыкаться, раболепствовать, извиватьсяRussian
  • čučnuti, prekrstiti, saviti, prekrižitiSerbo-Croatian
  • çömelmekTurkish
  • crouchVietnamese
  • 蹲伏Chinese

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