Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Verb: hunker  húng-ku(r)
  1. Sit on one's heels
    "The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm";
    - squat, hunker down, scrooch [US]

Derived forms: hunkers, hunkered, hunkering

Type of: crouch, crouch down, scooch, sit, sit down

Encyclopedia: Hunker, Pennsylvania