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Definition 1: the act of bending yourself into a humped position - [noun denoting act]

(hunch is a kind of ...) the act of bending something

Definition 2: an impression that something might be the case - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where hunch or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he had an intuition that something had gone wrong

Synonyms for hunch in the sense of this definition

(hunch is a kind of ...) a vague idea in which some confidence is placed

"his impression of her was favorable" "what are your feelings about the crisis?" "it strengthened my belief in his sincerity" "I had a feeling that she was lying"

(... is a kind of hunch ) the locus of feelings and intuitions

"in your heart you know it is true" "her story would melt your bosom"

Definition 3: round one's back by bending forward and drawing the shoulders forward - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for hunch in the sense of this definition

(hunch is a kind of ...) undergo a change in bodily posture

(hunch implies ...) form a curve

"The stick does not bend"

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