verb (used without object), hud·dled, hud·dling.
verb (used with object), hud·dled, hud·dling.
Origin of huddle
Related Words for huddlecrouch, gather, confer, converge, cluster, cuddle, consult, snuggle, conference, confab, gathering, group, mess, disorder, discussion, disarray, muddle, chaos, jumble, mass
Examples from the Web for huddle
Contemporary Examples of huddle
I like to imagine you in Friday Night Lights in the huddle doling out orders to everybody.Michael B. Jordan: Playing a Black Superhero in 'Fantastic Four' Is a 'Huge Responsibility'
September 28, 2014
The House Armed Services Committee members are scheduled to huddle Tuesday for a classified briefing on Iraq.Top Republican: 'Disaster' If Obama Loses ISIS Vote, So Don't Go to Congress
September 9, 2014
On freezing days, there was no need to huddle outside the office for four minutes to suck down my dose.My (Electronic) Cigarette Addiction
January 31, 2013
I liked that they all said, ‘Huddle up dudes,’ and one would be smacking the other in the head, and it was really funny.Is ‘Mirror Mirror’ Starring Julia Roberts the Worst Movie of the Year?
March 30, 2012
They huddle in each other's offices, selectively sharing intelligence about their peers' machinations, real and imagined.Resisting the Pull of Office Politics
Jack And Suzy Welch
December 10, 2008
Historical Examples of huddle
And if I huddle up what happened, excitement also shares the blame.Crocker's Hole
R. D. Blackmore
We tried to grip each other, but in the huddle we were thrust apart.The Pirate of Panama
William MacLeod Raine
They huddle indoors instead of keeping vigorous with exercise.Canada: the Empire of the North
Agnes C. Laut
Do not huddle all your men together in a small trench like sheep in a pen.The Defence of Duffer's Drift
Ernest Dunlop Swinton
Without even a premonitory shout a pony bolted for us, from their huddle.Desert Dust
Edwin L. Sabin
Word Origin for huddle
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.
see go into a huddle.