Definition of 'hunch'
Example sentences containing 'hunch'
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His shoulders are hunched, eyes watchful. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His shoulders are hunched, eyes watchful. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is a sound that causes my shoulders to hunch and my heart to sink. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He had a hunch something was about to happen. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The handcuffs forced him to sit hunched forward. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Her hunched shoulders are painful to watch. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Do you have a secret hunch about how you will die? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Check out those clenched fists or hunched shoulders. The Sun (2015)Now read on, to see if your hunch was right. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Was that shadowy figure hunched over a cigarette Him? Times, Sunday Times (2013)There are grunts and solemn nods of approval, shaken heads and hunched shoulders. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He hunched forward, face flying low. Times, Sunday Times (2009)When the draw was being made my dad said he had a hunch about us getting Newcastle. The Sun (2009)His hunch was right - but led to horrific results when the beast managed to creep up on him. The Sun (2010)He could use the scientific method to determine whether his hunch was correct, and whether it might really help his business. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I think my hunch was correct. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We cannot allow our young people to become malnourished, squandering their childhood and vitality hunched over computer consoles and gorging on junk food. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I have a hunch we're heading for another economic spasm. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His lithe body was hunched over the bike, eyes sparkling, face determined. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But, sometimes, you get a hunch and you make an exception. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We all have intuition - a gut feeling, a hunch or sometimes business instinct. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The mice sat in a row, hunched forward, looking miserable. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He was 46 this summer, the seasons of rugby written in the slightly hunched back and the stiff walk of the old warrior. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The hunched, uncertain figure I knew from domestic politics had gone. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But an irrational hunch, a feeling that you learn to trust as a biographer, compelled me to schedule an appointment for the next day. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'hunch'
British English: hunch NOUN
If you have a hunch about something, you are sure that it is correct or true, even though you do not have any proof.
I had a hunch that she and I would work well together.
British English: hunch VERB
If you hunch forward, you raise your shoulders, put your head down, and lean forwards, often because you are cold, ill, or unhappy.
He got out his map and hunched over it to read the small print.
Definition of hunch from the Collins English Dictionary
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