Hunker - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈhʌŋkər|  American pronunciation of the word hunker
Brit.  |ˈhʌŋkə|  British pronunciation of the word hunker

verb

- sit on one's heels(syn: crouch, scrunch, squat)

The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm

Examples

The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: hunker
he/she/it: hunkers
present participle: hunkering
past tense: hunkered
past participle: hunkered
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