To bend into a curve or bow.
(Nautical) To fasten:
To lower or debase oneself:
To settle down on one's haunches; squat or crouch
To occupy as a squatter.
To show affection in a solicitous or exaggerated way
To duck is defined as to lower the head or body quickly as if to avoid a blow.
To scoop up by plunging the hand or a receptacle below the surface, as of a liquid; ladle:
To cringe is to draw back or to move your face or body in order to shrink from danger or fear.
To cower is defined as to duck down, crouch or hide in fear.
To lie in a pile, as decomposing leaves
To recoil, as from something unpleasant or difficult; shrink.
To assume a crouched or cramped posture:
(Informal) To gather together for conference or consultation:
Find another word for crouching. In this page you can discover 19 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for crouching, like: truckling, bowing, bending, stooping, hunkering, scrunching, squatting, grovelling, fawning, ducking and dipping.