- 1to put your body close to the ground by bending your legs under you synonym squat
- 2 He crouched down beside her. Doyle crouched behind a hedge.
- adjective She sat crouched in a corner. Phrasal Verbscrouch over somebody/something
NAmE//kraʊtʃ//[intransitive](+ adv./prep.)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they crouch
he / she / it crouches
past simple crouched
-ing form crouching
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