What does crouch mean?

Definitions for crouch
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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

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

  2. Crouch(verb)

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

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

  3. Crouch(verb)

    to sign with the cross; to bless

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

  4. Crouch(verb)

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

    Etymology: [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. 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.

  2. Angela Carter:

    The kind of power mothers have is enormous. Take the skyline of Istanbul -- enormous breasts, pathetic little willies, a final revenge on Islam. I was so scared I had to crouch in the bottom of the boat when I saw it.

  3. 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.

  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. 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.

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Translations for crouch

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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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