[ skrooch ]
/ skrutʃ /
verb (used without object) Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S.
to crouch, squeeze, or huddle (usually followed by down, in, or up).
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Example sentences 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
British Dictionary definitions for scrooch
/ (skruːtʃ) /
Midland English dialect to scratch (the skin) to relieve itching
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