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hunker

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English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Originally Scottish. Origin unknown, but probably of Germanic origin, perhaps *hunk- or *huk-. Probable cognates include Old Norse húka, Dutch huiken, and German hocken.

Verb

Infinitive
to hunker

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to hunker (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To crouch or squat close to the ground.
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Etymology 2

Unknown

Noun

Singular
hunker

Plural
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hunker ({{{1}}})
  1. (dated) A political conservative.

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