To bend or draw up into a hump:
Squat is to crouch down with your knees bent and your heels touching or close to your butt, or to move into a piece of property illegally.
To turn or be turned from a straight line or from some direction or position
To start or wince involuntarily, as from surprise or pain.
To draw back in fear; lose heart or courage; cower
To bend or curve downward; stoop.
(Surgery) To remove (a cataract) by using a needle to push down the crystalline lens of the eye
To shrink and tremble, as from someone's anger, threats, or blows; cringe
To slope downward; decline:
To lower, turn, or bend (the head, body, etc.) suddenly, as in avoiding a blow or in hiding
To fawn means to pay extra attention to something in an overly affectionate way.
To lower or debase oneself:
To increase the quantity of by admixture or dilution:
To settle down on one's haunches; squat or crouch
To hunch, huddle, or squeeze
sit on one's heels
Find another word for crouch. In this page you can discover 22 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for crouch, like: hunch, squat, grovel, bend, hunker-down, cringe, flinch, quail, bow, couch and cower.