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Definition of the noun hunch
What does hunch mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: hunches
- an impression that something might be the case
- lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
- synonyms of hunch: intuition / suspicion
- more generic words: belief / feeling / impression / notion / opinion = a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
- more specific words: bosom / heart = the locus of feelings and intuitions
- the act of bending yourself into a humped position
Alternative definition of the noun hunch
- A stooped or curled posture; a slouch.
- A theory, idea, or guess.
- A hunk (piece of something)
Definition of the verb hunch
What does hunch mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: hunched | hunching | hunches
- round one's back by bending forward and drawing the shoulders forward
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - being] [Verb] [Patient] Jennifer craned her neck [Agent - being] [Verb] [Patient] at [Cause] Jennifer rolled her eyes at his behavior [Agent - being] [Verb] [Patient] at / to / towards / for [Recipient] Jennifer wagged her finger at the naughty child
Verbs Involving the Body (with the same syntax): arch, bare, bat, beat, blow, clench, click, close, cock, crane, crook, cross, drum, flap, flash, flex, flick, flutter, fold, gnash, grind, hang, kick, knit, open, pucker, purse, raise, roll, rub, shake, show, shuffle, smack, snap, stamp, stretch, toss, turn, twiddle, twitch, wag, waggle, wiggle, wring, wrinkle.
- lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
- synonyms of hunch: hump / hunch forward / hunch over
- more generic term: change posture = undergo a change in bodily posture
- entailment: bend / flex = form a curve
Alternative definition of the verb hunch
- [intransitive] To slouch, stoop, curl, or lean.
Who is Hunch?
Hunch a.k.a. Derryn Hinch: Derryn Nigel Hinch is a New Zealand-born Australian-citizen media personality, best known for his work on Melbourne radio and television.
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Hunch is a fictional film character.
- "Hunch" is a musical album of Achime.
- released on (5 years ago)
- "Hunch" a.k.a. "Yokan": Hunch is the tenth studio album by Japanese singer-songwriter Miyuki Nakajima, released in March 1983.
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Hunch was a website designed as a collective intelligence decision-making system that used decision trees to make decisions based on users' interest. Hunch was launched publicly in June 2009. Hunch was headquartered in New York City. The site was apparently closed down in March 2014.
- official website: hunch.com
Phrases with Hunch
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Hunch
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Commercial West (1916)
The hunch is the inspiration for action, the spur to do things, the will to do it, and the patience to hang on until ll is...
by David H. Bangs
Your hunch is a reflection of your experience and intelligence, and the information is a backup. Habits are also useful. They save time and free you to do more than you could otherwise do. But if you don't occasionally step back and check to ...
Theory, Research, and Managerial Applications by Bernard M. Bass, Ruth Bass
A holistic hunch is a subconscious synthesis of diverse experiences, novel combinations of information, and strong feelings of “being right.” The error rate of decisions based on automated expertise and hunches is high and unpredictable ...
To hunch, to give a thrust with the elbow — B. ; to shove, to gore with the horns.
then, as the prominent part of a loaf or the like is the readiest cut off, a hunch of bread, a piece separated for the purpose of eating.
To HUNCH, v. a. [hush, Ger.] To strike or punch with the fists.-Jack's friends began to hunch and push one another: why don't you go and cut the poor fellow down Arbuthnot.—[Hocker, a crooked back, Ger.] To crook the back : Thy crooked ...
A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs and Ancient Customs from the Fourteenth Century (1846)
by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps
Hunch-backed. Humpty-dumpty, short and broad, clumsy. HUMSTRUM. (1) A musical instrument, out of tune, or rudely constructed. A jew's harp. (2) The female pudendum. IVarw. HUNCH. (1) To shove ; to heave up ; to gore with the horns.
Volume 25 - Supplement 4 by Allen Kent, James G. Williams
The main hunch was derived directly from PARRY's impressiveness when compared with its passive contemporaries like ELIZA. PARRY had something to say. just as people do, and did not simply react to what you said to it. It could be said to ...
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Usage statistics about hunch
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun hunch:
Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb hunch:
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- Hunch Meaning
Video shows what hunch means. A hump; a protuberance.. A stooped or curled posture; a slouch.. A theory, idea, or guess.. hunch synonyms: hint, clue. Hunch ...
- NASA HUNCH Terminology
Mr. Garland's introduction before recognizing students in the Tri-County RVTHS HUNCH (High School Students United with NASA to Create Hardware) program ...
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Scrabble value of H4U1N1C3H4
The value of this 5-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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