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English Dictionary: hunch by the DICT Development Group
4 results for hunch
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. an impression that something might be the case; "he had an intuition that something had gone wrong"
    Synonym(s): intuition, hunch, suspicion
  2. the act of bending yourself into a humped position
  1. round one's back by bending forward and drawing the shoulders forward
    Synonym(s): hunch, hump, hunch forward, hunch over
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Hunch \Hunch\, n.
      A strong, intuitive impression that something will happen; --
      said to be from the gambler's superstition that it brings
      luck to touch the hump of a hunchback. [Colloq. or Slang]

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Hunch \Hunch\, n. [Perh. akin to huckle; cf. hump, hunch, bunch,
      1. A hump; a protuberance.
      2. A lump; a thick piece; as, a hunch of bread.
      3. A push or thrust, as with the elbow.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Hunch \Hunch\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hunched}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      1. To push or jostle with the elbow; to push or thrust
      2. To thrust out a hump or protuberance; to crook, as the
            back. --Dryden.
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