verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of hunch
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH hunchhaunch, hunch
Words nearby hunch
Example sentences from the Web for hunch
If that has an old-boys-network feel, the rest of the book verifies the hunch.
Unrated during the pandemicKyoo Eom had a hunch the honchos from the Clyde’s Restaurant Group liked his audition for the executive chef position at 1789, the crown jewel in the company’s empire.Fresh reasons to return to 1789, one of D.C.’s oldest restaurants|Tom Sietsema|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
An x-ray two hours later confirms my hunch: my tibia (the big bone behind the shin) is snapped clean in two.
On the other hand, I have a hunch that Lady Gaga will pay some heavy dues for this career move.
My hunch is that when you look at their most competitive races, women are not necessarily in the mix this year.Michelle Obama and the Top Women Smashing Fundraising Records|Patricia Murphy|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I have a hunch that our collective adoration of OITNB outweighs the love for it, or even awareness of it, among Emmy voters.
A federal agency simply has to “nominate” you if it has “reasonable suspicion”—which is slightly more than a hunch.Oregon Judge Grounds the Federal No-Fly List—and It’s High Time|Dean Obeidallah|June 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All the domestic oxen without hunches have proceeded originally from the aurochs, and those with the hunch from the bison.Buffon's Natural History. Volume VIII (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
After I had knelt to hold the lantern close to the rails of the rusty timber track I knew my hunch was all right.The Wreckers|Francis Lynde
I can't persuade myself that Perry's guilty, and I've a hunch that I'm now on the trail of the right man.The Winning Clue|James Hay, Jr.
On a hunch I dropped in an aluminum alkyl, and then pushed the polymerization along with both ultraviolet and heat.The Professional Approach|Charles Leonard Harness
He did not presume to understand women; he estimated her by a "hunch" as to whether she was good or bad.A Yankee from the West|Opie Read