from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An intuitive feeling or a premonition: had a hunch that he would lose.
- n. A hump.
- n. A lump or chunk: "She . . . cut herself another hunch of bread” ( Virginia Woolf).
- n. A push or shove.
- transitive v. To bend or draw up into a hump: I hunched my shoulders against the wind.
- transitive v. To push or shove.
- intransitive v. To assume a crouched or cramped posture: The cat hunched in a corner.
- intransitive v. To thrust oneself forward.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A stooped or curled posture; a slouch.
- n. A theory, idea, or guess.
- n. A hunk (piece of something)
- v. To slouch, stoop, curl, or lean.
- v. To push or jostle with the elbow; to push or thrust suddenly.
- v. To thrust out a hump or protuberance; to crook, as the back.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A hump; a protuberance.
- n. A lump; a thick piece.
- n. A push or thrust, as with the elbow.
- n. A strong, intuitive impression that something will happen; -- said to be from the gambler's superstition that it brings luck to touch the hump of a hunchback.
- transitive v. To push or jostle with the elbow; to push or thrust suddenly.
- transitive v. To thrust out a hump or protuberance; to crook, as the back.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To round or thrust out or up in a protuberance; crook, as the back.
- To push or thrust with the elbow or (as a cow) with the horn; jog; hook.
- n. A hump; a protuberance: as, the hunch of a camel.
- n. A thick piece; a hunk; a lump: as, a hunch of cheese.
- n. A push or jog with the fist or elbow, or by a cow with the horn.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an impression that something might be the case
- v. round one's back by bending forward and drawing the shoulders forward
- n. the act of bending yourself into a humped position
The Feds might have got him on this shuffle thing, but my hunch is there's more to look into w/r/t iPod Mechanic ...
It's what we call a hunch -- coincidence or anything like that.
My "hunch" is that you resign you lying cheating two-faced scum!
Our hunch is that we'll be working mostly on building communities, rather than making tools.
My hunch is that if you tell guys like Crosby or Malkin that they won't be able to climb this mountain twice, they are going to prove you wrong.
My hunch is that the functional meaning of that clause will shrink to nothingness, probably the mechanical distribution of the sacremnets and nothing else.
Good Luck on the Elk hunt; keep the boy at home just in case your hunch is correct!
Anyways, I wonder if my hunch is correct, and that sexuality is the signifier of Young Adult Fiction these days.
My hunch is that 33-year-old males want to hear corny jokes and country music.
My hunch is that the Columbus Blue Jackets could be among the most active teams today because they are feeling confident about their ability to compete in the Western Conference.