To press together promiscuously, from confusion, apprehension, or the like; to crowd together confusedly; to press or hurry in disorder; to crowd.
- A densely packed group or crowd, as of people or animals.
- Football A brief gathering of a team's players behind the line of scrimmage to receive instructions for the next play.
- A small private conference or meeting.
- To crowd together, as from cold or fear.
- To draw or curl one's limbs close to one's body; crouch.
- Football To gather in a huddle.
- Informal To gather together for conference or consultation: During the crisis the President's national security advisers huddled.
- To cause to crowd together.
- To draw (oneself) together in a crouch.
- Chiefly British To arrange, do, or make hastily or carelessly.