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.
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".
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.