Crowds are normal near Times Square, but this one huddled on the sidewalk has become a recent, regular gathering.
A group of us huddled around a conference table in the White House, bowing our heads, tears flowing.
Two other Iranians were huddled in the far side of a room partitioned by a sheet or a blanket.
Graydon Carter huddled with a group that included Fran Lebowitz.
In Cambridge, Massachusetts, it was four Beinarts huddled around a small table in the freezing cold.
These houses are huddled together without much regard being paid to streets.
In the larger rooms some sixty or seventy men were huddled together.
For several moments Bess gazed intently over the lake, huddled snugly in the folds of her blanket.
Some of them were huddled up against the motionless body of the man.
When the light came, they were huddled in a white group near the ashes of their homes.
1570s, "to heap or crowd together," probably from Low German hudern "to cover, to shelter," from Middle Low German huden "to cover up," from Proto-Germanic *hud- (see hide (v.)). Cf. also Middle English hoderen "heap together, huddle" (c.1300). Related: Huddled; huddling. The noun is from 1580s. U.S. football sense is from 1928.
A conference; closed and intense discussion: He went into a huddle with his aides
: We'll have to huddle on that one
[1929+; fr the huddle, esp of the offensive team, before most plays in football]