Hunch

Definition of Hunch

n.1.A hump; a protuberance.
2.A lump; a thick piece; as, a hunch of bread.
3.A push or thrust, as with the elbow.
4.A strong, intuitive impression that something will happen; - said to be from the gambler's superstition that it brings luck to touch the hump of a hunchback.
v. t.1.To push or jostle with the elbow; to push or thrust suddenly.
[imp. & p. p. Hunched ; p. pr. & vb. n. Hunching.]
2.To thrust out a hump or protuberance; to crook, as the back.

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