Definition of 'cower'
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Like these lads were cowering in the corner.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
So it was no surprise to see the bigot with the bouffant cowering in terror during a photoshoot with an eagle.The Sun (2015)
The streets of the old hotel zone were empty as residents barricaded themselves in their homes and tourists cowered inside small hotels.Times, Sunday Times (2009) The Sun (2010)
You're not the only one cowering behind the sofa this series.The Sun (2011) Christianity Today (2000) The Sun (2010)
An earlier shot showed the man cowering in a corner of the dry moat surrounding the enclosure while the tiger loomed over him.Times, Sunday Times (2014) THE WOLF AND THE DOVE
Three dozen youths had barricaded themselves in with a mattress and furniture but maybe he did not realise how many potential victims cowered inside.The Sun (2011)
A prize bull was discovered cowering in a corner of his field after being introduced to his new herd.Times, Sunday Times (2010) The Sun (2009)
She was cowering with fear and it appeared that she was being followed by a South Asian man.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
I cowered away from him.Everyday Violence (1990)
As the planes flew past I saw dozens of military personnel who had been involved in friendly fire incidents cowering in fear.The Sun (2007)
Olive Burrows lay a few metres away, cowering under the meat counter where she had been shot in the leg.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Definition of cower from the Collins English Dictionary