A hump; a protuberance.
- An intuitive feeling or a premonition: had a hunch that he would lose.
- A hump.
- A lump or chunk: "She . . . cut herself another hunch of bread” ( Virginia Woolf).
- A push or shove.
- To bend or draw up into a hump: I hunched my shoulders against the wind.
- To push or shove.
- To assume a crouched or cramped posture: The cat hunched in a corner.
- To thrust oneself forward.