Hunkers

What is Hunkers?

Hunkers definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
verb (used without object)
to squat on one’s heels (often followed by down).
Informal. to hunch: The driver hunkered over the steering wheel.to hide, hide out, or take shelter (usually followed by down): The escaped convicts hunkered down in a cave in the mountains.to hold resolutely or stubbornly to a policy, opinion, etc., when confronted by criticism, opposition, or unfavorable circumstances (usually followed by down): Though all the evidence was against him, he hunkered down and refused to admit his guilt.

Slang. to lumber along; walk or move slowly or aimlessly.

noun
hunkers, one’s haunches.

 

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