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on one's haunches

Definition of on one's haunches

  1. :  sitting on or close to one's heels with one's knees bent <The girl was sitting/squatting on her haunches in the sand, searching for shells.>



Word by Word Definitions

haunchplay haunches
  1. :  hip

    :  hindquarter

    :  hindquarter


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