- to crouch, squeeze, or huddle (usually followed by down, in, or up).
Origin of scrooch
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Examples from the Web for scrooch
He kept whispering to the others to be quiet, and to "scrooch" lower, for the Indians are proverbial for their keen sightedness.Wyoming
Edward Sylvester Ellis
Betty can scrooch down, and I'll be the father, and put leaves on her, and then I'll be a great Injun and fire at her.
- Midland English dialect to scratch (the skin) to relieve itching