verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of crouch
OTHER WORDS FROM crouchcroucher, nouncrouch·ing·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for crouch
Bernard: With Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, people finally became accustomed to reading subtitles.Sony Pictures Classics’ Michael Barker and Tom Bernard on Woody Allen and the State of Indie Film|Richard Porton|May 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He looped around in the grass, flanking the mine mouth, slow, quiet now, crouching a little.
And the crouching tiger (sorry for that) is rendered in gorgeous, utterly convincing CGI.Is Ang Lee’s Visually Breathtaking Life of Pi This Year’s Slumdog Millionaire?|Marlow Stern|September 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
As he lunged forward, I instinctively drew back, crouching for a lethal blow.The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks|Max Brooks|January 14, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Ang Lee, who won an Oscar for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, went on to make the misguided Hulk.
He could see none; but lighting on a spot where the soil was trodden, beheld a crouching object beside a newly made grave.Wessex Tales|Thomas Hardy
Andy, crouching on the bottom of the boat, held on like grim death.Uncle William|Jennette Lee
The boys burst into a cheer, and Barton, crouching in cowardly panic in the engine room, knew by this sound that all was well.The Boy Scouts for Uncle Sam|John Henry Goldfrap
The man still maintained his crouching attitude, intently watching proceedings.At the Time Appointed|A. Maynard Barbour
At this moment a slight rustling was heard in the grove of oranges, where Don Estevan and Cuchillo were crouching in concealment.Wood Rangers|Mayne Reid