Spanish translation of 'hunched'
- [figure, person, shoulders, back]
⇒ he sat hunched in a corner
estaba sentado en un rincón, encorvadoto sit hunched over sth
sentarse con la espalda encorvada sobre algo
Example Sentences Including 'hunched'
He had to stoop, shoulders hunched , to prevent his head from coming into contact with the canvas awning.The Devil's Door
We drove with the windows open, Bagado hunched in his raincoat.INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
Their shoulders were hunched against a light spring shower which gleamed on the bonnet of the Rolls.The Last Raven
Trends of 'hunched'
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- (informal, = idea)
⇒ it's only a hunch
no es más que una corazonada or un presentimiento que tengo
⇒ I had a hunch
tuve una corazonada or un presentimiento
⇒ the detective had one of his hunches
el detective tuvo una de sus corazonadas
- (anatomy) = hump (sense 1)
- (also hunch up)
⇒ to hunch one's back
⇒ to be hunched up
⇒ to sit hunched up
estar sentado con el cuerpo doblado
Example Sentences Including 'hunch'
Graham knew he was taking a big risk but a hunch told him Drago was lying -- and his hunches were seldom wrong.Alastair McLean's 'Night Watch'
But the humble hunch had fathered many a great breakthrough.Compulsion
My hunch is, we've got to look further back for the real answers.The Endless Game
'hunched' in Other Languages
Translation of hunched from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary