Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb hunker

1 sense of hunker

Sense 1
squat, crouch, scrunch, scrunch up, hunker, hunker down -- (sit on one's heels; "In some cultures, the women give birth while squatting"; "The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm")
       => sit, sit down -- (be seated)

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