Synonyms of huddle
1 curl upDictionary • She sat huddled on the side of the bed, weeping.
nestle • The new puppy nestled in her lap.
snuggle • I snuggled down in the big, comfortable seat.
make yourself small
2 crowdDictionary • strangers huddling together for warmth
crowd • The hungry refugees crowded around the lorries.
press • As the music stopped, the crowd pressed forward.
gather • In the evenings, we gathered round the fire and talked.
collect • They collected donations for a fund to help the earthquake victims.
squeeze • Somehow they managed to squeeze into the tight space.
cluster • The passengers clustered together in small groups.
flock • The crowds flocked around her.
throng • the multitudes that throng around the Pope
1 crowdDictionary • a huddle of bodies, gasping for air
crowd • All the old crowd from my university days were there.
mass • A mass of excited people clogged the street.
bunch • We did a bunch of songs together.
cluster • A cluster of men blocked the doorway.
heap • a heap of bricks
muddle • My thoughts are all in a muddle.
jumble • a meaningless jumble of words
2 discussionDictionary (informal) • He went into a huddle with his lawyers to consider an appeal.
discussion • There was a discussion about the wording of the report.
conference • The president summoned the state governors to a conference on education.
meeting • He travels to London regularly for business meetings.
hui (New Zealand) • He arranged a hui which called together a broad span of Māori tribes and opinions.
korero (New Zealand)
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bunchA bunch of things is a number of things, especially a large number.
• We did a bunch of songs together.
clusterIf people cluster together, they gather together in a small group.
• The passengers clustered together in small groups.
clusterA cluster of people or things is a small group of them close together.
• A cluster of men blocked the doorway.
Thesaurus for huddle from the Collins English Thesaurus