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Synonyms for hunch

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. intuition, hunch, suspicion(noun)

    an impression that something might be the case

    "he had an intuition that something had gone wrong"

    suspiciousness, intuition, suspicion, distrust, mistrust, misgiving

  2. hunch(verb)

    the act of bending yourself into a humped position

    intuition, suspicion

  3. hunch, hump, hunch forward, hunch over(verb)

    round one's back by bending forward and drawing the shoulders forward

    jazz, have sex, do it, hunch forward, bang, screw, have a go at it, hunch over, have intercourse, sleep together, love, know, roll in the hay, get it on, lie with, have it away, be intimate, eff, sleep with, get laid, bed, make out, have it off, bonk, hump, make love

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hunch

    hump, protuberance, knob, bunch, lump

  2. hunch

    punch, push, shove

  3. hunch

    [Colloquial.] lump, hunk, large piece, thick slice

  4. hunch(v. a.)

    punch, push, shove, jostle

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. hunch(n)

    hump, protuberance, chunk, lump

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "hunch":

    intuition, feeling, instinct, premonition, gut, vibe, insight

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How to use hunch in a sentence?

  1. New Mexico:

    Call us. If you have a hunch and if you think you saw somebody, call.

  2. Chris Antony:

    I live pretty much right opposite the owners house, i had a hunch that something wasnt right because I was sitting outside and I could see the movement up in the trees and just knew something was wrong. I told my husband about it but he didnt believe me and then I kept an eye out because I have got a phobia of snakes.

  3. Frank Capra:

    A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something.

  4. Daniel Blower:

    It's clearly a significant problem and it's rampant, it has always been a problem, but my hunch is that (drowsy driving) has probably increased.

  5. Kevin Cole said.Alleged Colorado gunman:

    Kevin Cole said.Alleged Colorado gunman would just get really close and kind of hunch Kevin Cole said.Alleged Colorado gunman over Mike Shallenberger shoulder as Mike Shallenberger were sitting down, and he would just whisper in Mike Shallenberger ear,' Don't come to school tomorrow' and just kind of crack a smile and walk back to his seat.

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