Meaning of “huddle” in the English Dictionary

"huddle" in British English

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huddleverb [ I usually + adv/prep ]

uk /ˈhʌd.əl/ us /ˈhʌd.əl/

to come close together in a group, or to hold your arms and legs close to your body, especially because of cold or fear:

Everyone huddled round the fire to keep warm.
It was so cold that we huddled together for warmth.
Sophie was so frightened by the noise of the fireworks that she huddled (up) in a corner of the room.

huddlenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhʌd.əl/ us /ˈhʌd.əl/

(Definition of “huddle” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"huddle" in American English

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huddleverb [ I always + adv/prep ]

us /ˈhʌd·əl/

to come close together in a group, or to hold your arms and legs close to your body, esp. because of cold or fear:

Everyone huddled around the fire to keep warm.
huddle
noun [ C ] us /ˈhʌd·əl/

The football players formed a huddle.

(Definition of “huddle” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)