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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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