Origin of crouch
OTHER WORDS FROM crouchcroucher, nouncrouch·ing·ly, adverb
Words nearby crouch
How to use crouch in a sentence
Deneen believes that conservatism is in a “defensive crouch” — and has been so “since its rise in the 20th century.”The intellectual right’s war on America’s institutions|Zack Beauchamp|November 19, 2021|Vox
It moves in a half crouch, dragging one knee along the ground.
It’s the first time reinforcement learning has been used to teach a two-legged robot how to walk from scratch, including the ability to walk in a crouch and while carrying an unexpected load.Forget Boston Dynamics. This robot taught itself to walk|Will Douglas Heaven|April 8, 2021|MIT Technology Review
If there’s no boulder, get into a defensive crouch, putting your head in your hands and pulling your backpack up to cover the back of your head and neck.
Eyes red and prison muscles bulging, a tattooed white man behind me jumped to his feet from a crouch and swatted me aside.
Democrats can't slink away, or crouch, or cut and run against their own record.
Don dropped the skillet, jumped into a crouch, went for his gun.
There was barely room to crouch, let alone lie down and sleep.
Malheiro says that whoever claimed Crouch confirmed the cases of Krokodil “got her statements wrong.”
Now it seemed to crouch as though ready to spring, and I could hear the savage growling as of some beast of prey.Uncanny Tales|Various
I straightened out of my crouch, forced myself not to reveal what I had just seen.
She continued to crouch on the steps, holding her breath and stiffening herself into complete immobility.Summer|Edith Wharton
He raised his saber in salute—the only fencing-movement he'd become proficient in—and jumped into a crouch.The Great Potlatch Riots|Allen Kim Lang
So there she sat, ready to crouch down into her hiding-place, if she heard a noise from her enemy.Stories about Animals: with Pictures to Match|Francis C. Woodworth