Meaning of crouch

crouch

Pronunciation: (krouch), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to stoop or bend low.
  2. to bend close to the ground, as an animal preparing to spring or shrinking with fear.
  3. to bow or stoop servilely; cringe.
—v.t.
  1. to bend low.
—n.
  1. the act of crouching.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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