- to bend your body forward and down so that your back is rounded
- The generals were hunched [=bent] over the table reading a map.
- He hunched his shoulders as he headed out into the storm.
- My hunch is that the stock is going to go up in value.
- “How did you know I'd be here?” “It was just a hunch.”
- I had a hunch [=had a feeling] (that) I'd see you here.
- She was acting on a hunch. = (chiefly US) She was playing a hunch.