What is another word for hunker?

Synonyms for hunker
ˈhʌŋ kər

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term hunker.

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

How to pronounce hunker?

Alex
US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

How to say hunker in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#6335bow
#6506bend
#11793crisp
#20390wrinkle
#26161crouch
#27478squat
#29367crease
#45397thud
#47721stoop
#50404crump
#65224crinkle
#106852hunker
#154932scrunch
#304166ruckle

How to use hunker in a sentence?

  1. Muriel Bowser:

    We have throughout this storm encouraged our residents to stay off the streets, and for the most part they have heeded that, they prepared to hunker down, and they did.

  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. Shawn Kravetz:

    There's no question that life is about cash flow. Even if you are highly confident that you will eventually get paid, people will pull in their horns and hunker down.

  4. 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.

  5. Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser:

    It has life-and-death implications, and (people) should treat it that way, people should hunker down, shelter in place and stay off the roads.

Images & Illustrations of hunker

  1. hunker
    hunker
    hunker
    hunker
    hunker

Translations for hunker

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for hunker »

Translation

Find a translation for the hunker synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss these hunker synonyms with the community:

0 Comments


    Citation

    Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "hunker." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 15 Jun 2021. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/hunker>.

    Are we missing a good synonym for hunker?

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    Which of the following words is not a synonym of the others?
    • A. defuse
    • B. merge
    • C. aggregate
    • D. combine

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for hunker: