(Football) To gather in a huddle.
To cringe is to draw back or to move your face or body in order to shrink from danger or fear.
To cringe; fawn
To move or go slowly or feebly
To show affection in a solicitous or exaggerated way
To wince is to make a grimace or twist your face, often involuntary done in anticipation of pain.
To feel fear or anxiety:
To be a toady (to); flatter
To stoop is to bend over, or to do something that is demeaning or below your status.
Shrink is defined as to become less, reduce or make smaller.
To fall back; return:
To beat with a whip made from hide.
To recoil, as from something unpleasant or difficult; shrink.
Find another word for cowering. In this page you can discover 17 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for cowering, like: huddling, grovelling, cringing, creeping, crawling, fawning, wincing, trembling, toadying, stooping and squatting.