Associations to the word «Crouching»


CROUCH, noun. (obsolete) A cross.
CROUCH, verb. (obsolete) To sign with the cross; bless.
CROUCH, verb. (intransitive) To bend down; to stoop low; to lie close to the ground with legs bent, as an animal when waiting for prey, or in fear.
CROUCH, verb. (intransitive) To bend servilely; to stoop meanly; to fawn; to cringe.
CROUCH, verb. (intransitive) To bend, or cause to bend, as in humility or fear.
CROUCH, noun. A bent or stooped position.
CROUCH, noun. A button (of a joypad, joystick or similar device) whose only or main current function is that when it is pressed causes a video game character to crouch.

Dictionary definition

CROUCH, noun. The act of bending low with the limbs close to the body.
CROUCH, verb. Bend one's back forward from the waist on down; "he crouched down"; "She bowed before the Queen"; "The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse".
CROUCH, verb. Sit on one's heels; "In some cultures, the women give birth while squatting"; "The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm".

Wise words

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin