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English noun: hunch

1. hunch (cognition) an impression that something might be the case

SamplesHe had an intuition that something had gone wrong.

Synonymsintuition, suspicion

Broader (hypernym)belief, feeling, impression, notion, opinion

Narrower (hyponym)bosom, heart

2. hunch (act) the act of bending yourself into a humped position

Broader (hypernym)bending

English verb: hunch

1. hunch (motion) round one's back by bending forward and drawing the shoulders forward

Synonymshump, hunch forward, hunch over

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)change posture

Entailbend, flex

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