from The Century Dictionary.
- Elbowed; crooked.
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- verb Simple past tense and past participle of
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Thank you very much for being with us, giving us a sense of what those caves are like and also an insight, Paula, into what the people are like inside - giving kind of new meaning to the term hunkered down Paula.
Consumers remain hunkered down, and the Federal Reserve is nearly tapped out in providing monetary stimulus, so it can't replicate the sharp cuts in interest rates that gave the economy a big lift in the 1980s.
Lessons of Reagan's Rebound Gerald F. Seib 2010
MACRINO: We kind of hunkered down for a long cold winter and we --
And as someone who has been through hurricanes both as a reporter and also just kind of hunkered down inside homes, it can be very disconcerting when you're inside and all of a sudden, you know, it seems like nothing is really happening.
But there are also a lot of people that kind of hunkered down.
He was sitting on his knees, kind of hunkered over.
So most people are just kind of hunkered down waiting for this thing to move past them.
So right now, everyone is kind of hunkered down, waiting to see what the storm is going to do here, where the wind is really picking up and the rain is starting.
So clearly they are kind of hunkered down, waiting out for this.
Back, kind of hunkered over and he hit right beside him or right behind him.