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English noun: huddle

1. huddle (communication) (informal) a quick private conference


Broader (hypernym)conference, group discussion

Member holonymhuddler

Domain usagecolloquialism

2. huddle (group) a disorganized and densely packed crowd

SamplesA huddle of frightened women.

Broader (hypernym)crowd

Member holonymhuddler

English verb: huddle

1. huddle (motion) crowd or draw together

SamplesLet's huddle together--it's cold!.

ExamplesThe crowds huddle in the streets

Synonymshuddle together

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)clump, cluster, constellate, flock

2. huddle (motion) crouch or curl up

SamplesThey huddled outside in the rain.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)bend, bow, crouch, stoop

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