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Overview of verb hunker_down

The verb hunker down has 3 senses

  • squat, crouch, scrunch, scrunch up, hunker, hunker down -- (sit on one's heels; "In some cultures, the women give birth while squatting"; "The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm")

  • hunker down -- (take shelter; "During the sandstorm, they hunkered down in a small hut")

  • hunker down -- (hold stubbornly to a position; "The wife hunkered down and the husband's resistance began to break down")