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hunchnoun [C]

 us   /hʌntʃ/

hunch noun [C] (IDEA)

an idea that is based on feeling and for which there is no proof: [+ that clause] I had a hunch that you’d be here.

hunchverb [I/T]

 us   /hʌntʃ/

hunch verb [I/T] (BEND)

to lean forward with your shoulders raised or to bend your back and shoulders into a rounded shape: [I] We gathered in a circle and hunched over the fire to get warm.
Translations of “hunch”
in Vietnamese linh cảm…
in Spanish idea, sospecha, corazonada…
in Thai ลางสังหรณ์…
in Malaysian gerak hati…
in French intuition…
in German die Ahnung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 直覺, 預感…
in Indonesian dugaan, firasat…
in Russian предчувствие, чутье…
in Turkish önsezi, sezgi, içe doğuş…
in Chinese (Simplified) 直觉, 预感…
in Polish przeczucie…
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