Synonyms of 'hunch'
in the sense of huddle
to curl up one's arms and legs close to one's body through cold or fear
She sat huddled on the side of the bed, weeping.
in the sense of idea
a vague notion
I had an idea that he joined the army later.
in the sense of impression
a vague idea or belief
My impression is that they are totally out of control.
in the sense of inkling
a vague idea or suspicion
We had an inkling that something might be happening.
in the sense of intuition
instinctive knowledge of or belief about something without conscious reasoning
You can't make a case on intuitions, you know.
in the sense of premonition
a feeling that something unpleasant is going to happen
He had an unshakable premonition that he would die.
in the sense of presentiment
a sense that something unpleasant is about to happen
He had a presentiment of disaster.
in the sense of stoop
to bend (the body) forward and downward
He stooped to pick up the carrier bag of groceries.
Thesaurus for hunch from the Collins English Thesaurus