Definition of 'crouch'
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Example sentences containing 'crouch'
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We saw a man crouched on the floor. The Sun (2010)Red pushed me to the ground and crouched beside me. Sand In My Shoes: Wartime Diaries of a WAAF (2006)He stopped work and crouched low on the tarmac. BomberMy mum was crouched on the ground and had a cut over her eye. The Sun (2015)An item that would have appealed to his sense of whimsy is a bronze figure of a crouching fat man. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Eyes flick up from a crouched, quivering body below. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They were crouched on the ground, listening to their radio. THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)Mostly, they crouch down low on the floor in a corner of the room. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I got up and went over to crouch next to him and picked one myself. THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)I crouched next to the dying and asked them to tell me what they had endured. THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)A man crouched in the shadows to monitor the flow of juice. Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)A member of staff came running into my room and crouched next to me. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The carriage had become so smoky that passengers had to crouch to the floor to breathe, he said. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Most of each day was spent crouched on a floor, one hand shackled to one ankle with handcuffs. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Another squad is crouching next to a bridge, sheltering from the scorching sun and waiting to launch an ambush. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Next, a bloke crouching on the floor, screaming and vomiting. Times, Sunday Times (2007)On the driver's seat crouched a white man, the reins held taut in his left hand. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)The day before, a mechanic almost lost a limb, crouching in too close as the car sped into the pits. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Used Occasionally. crouch is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'crouch'
British English: crouch VERB
If you crouch, you bend your legs so that you are close to the ground.
We were crouching in the bushes.
Definition of crouch from the Collins English Dictionary
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