French translation of 'hunch'
(= feeling) intuition f
my hunch is that ... quelque chose me dit que ...
to have a hunch that ... avoir comme une vague idée que ...
to act on a hunch suivre son intuition
to hunch one’s shoulders se voûter
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But an irrational hunch, a feeling that you learn to trust as a biographer, compelled me to schedule an appointment for the next day.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Check out those clenched fists or hunched shoulders.The Sun (2015)
He could use the scientific method to determine whether his hunch was correct, and whether it might really help his business.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Her hunched shoulders are painful to watch.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
His shoulders are hunched, eyes watchful.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
I have a hunch we're heading for another economic spasm.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It is a sound that causes my shoulders to hunch and my heart to sink.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The handcuffs forced him to sit hunched forward.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The hunched, uncertain figure I knew from domestic politics had gone.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
There are grunts and solemn nods of approval, shaken heads and hunched shoulders.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Was that shadowy figure hunched over a cigarette Him?Times, Sunday Times (2013)
We all have intuition - a gut feeling, a hunch or sometimes business instinct.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
But, sometimes, you get a hunch and you make an exception.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
He was 46 this summer, the seasons of rugby written in the slightly hunched back and the stiff walk of the old warrior.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
His lithe body was hunched over the bike, eyes sparkling, face determined.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
When the draw was being made my dad said he had a hunch about us getting Newcastle.The Sun (2009)
Do you have a secret hunch about how you will die?Times, Sunday Times (2011)
He had a hunch something was about to happen.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
He hunched forward, face flying low.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
His hunch was right - but led to horrific results when the beast managed to creep up on him.The Sun (2010)
I think my hunch was correct.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Now read on, to see if your hunch was right.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The mice sat in a row, hunched forward, looking miserable.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
We cannot allow our young people to become malnourished, squandering their childhood and vitality hunched over computer consoles and gorging on junk food.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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British English: hunch NOUN
If you have a hunch about something, you are sure that it is correct or true, even though you do not have any proof.
I had a hunch that she and I would work well together.
British English: hunch VERB
If you hunch forward, you raise your shoulders, put your head down, and lean forwards, often because you are cold, ill, or unhappy.
He got out his map and hunched over it to read the small print.
Translation of hunch from the Collins English to French Dictionary