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 hunch, huddle, or squeeze
To stand or walk, especially habitually, with the head and upper back bent forward.
To squat close to the ground; crouch. Usually used with down:
To increase the quantity of by admixture or dilution:
To turn or be turned from a straight line or from some direction or position
To bend or curve downward; stoop.
To draw back, bend, crouch, etc., as when afraid; shrink from something dangerous or painful
To fawn means to pay extra attention to something in an overly affectionate way.
sit on one's heels
To start or wince involuntarily, as from surprise or pain.
To draw back in fear; lose heart or courage; cower
(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
Find another word for crouch. In this page you can discover 24 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for crouch, like: hunch, squat, scrunch, grovel, stoop, hunker, hunker-down, stretch, bend, bow and cringe.