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Synonyms for hunker
ˈhʌŋ kər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. squat, crouch, scrunch, scrunch up, hunker, hunker down(verb)

    sit on one's heels

    "In some cultures, the women give birth while squatting"; "The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm"

    Synonyms:
    crump, scrunch up, crisp, bow, crease, stoop, crinkle, hunker down, bend, scrunch, thud, ruckle, squat, crouch, wrinkle

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hunker(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [U. S.] conservative, fogy

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How to use hunker in a sentence?

  1. Orrin Hatch:

    These are restrictions that the Islamic State could use to its advantage, if we are telling the Islamic State upfront that we will not use ground forces, will they not tailor their strategy around that fact? If we advertise when the authorization expires at an arbitrary date ... will they not hunker down and wait for that date?

  2. Anthony Fauci:

    We are hoping that by the end of the month we can look around and say, OK, is there any element here that we can safely and cautiously start pulling back on ? If so, do it. If not, then just continue to hunker down.

  3. Deborah Birx:

    The president wanted everyone to know where this virus is so that people would be aware if they were gonna travel to that area, that that area had a very significant amount of COVID-19 or the coronavirus, and so its really to make Americans aware about traveling to New York, but also make it clear to the people who are in that area to protect them selves following the guidelines, to really stay home and really hunker down, stay at home and really follow the washing of your hands and not touching your face.

  4. Patrick Reed:

    They had two couches by a table, and we stayed there the entire time, whenever they say, 'OK, we'll update you in an hour,' it's just not enough time for us to be able to go all the way back to where we're staying and back, so we just had to hunker down here.

  5. Jay Inslee:

    It's time to hunker down in order to win this fight.


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