verb (used without object), hud·dled, hud·dling.
verb (used with object), hud·dled, hud·dling.
- hudson bay
Origin of huddle
Examples from the Web for huddled
We huddled up and the boy snapped the photo, then handed me the camera.From Auschwitz to the White House: One Tailor’s American Tale|Martin Greenfield|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet the tired, poor, huddled masses yearning to breathe free did not always find what they expected in America.‘The Harness Maker’s Dream:’ The Unlikely Ranch King of Texas|Nick Kotz|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Contestants, huddled on the couches of a communal room, clutched their faces in shock and some broke into sobs.
“We found them all huddled together,” Riccardo Russo of the Italian fire brigade told reporters.
We huddled under the covers and drank and ate and then ducked out in the dark to brush our teeth.
The men were sleeping rolls of snores, huddled close around the fire.The Door Through Space|Marion Zimmer Bradley
The figure, naked from the waist up, huddled upon the hard-baked mud, digging madly at the earth.Average Jones|Samuel Hopkins Adams
But Juliet haughtily ignored the invitation and huddled in the bottom of the bowl.Patty's Success|Carolyn Wells
Soubise and I huddled close together, trying to keep each other warm.My Double Life|Sarah Bernhardt
The woman, without stopping her chatter, huddled in the doorway, pointing to the dim corner opposite.Murder in Any Degree|Owen Johnson
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.