Simple Definition of scrunch
: to make your body lower or shorter by bending your legs, making your back bend forward, lowering your head, etc.
: to tighten the muscles of (your face or nose)
: to put (several or many people or things) in a space that is too small
Examples of scrunch in a sentence
I scrunched down in the chair.
I scrunched the fabric in my hand.
Origin and Etymology of scrunch
alteration of 1crunch
First Known Use: circa 1790
Definition of scrunch
: a crunching sound
First Known Use of scrunch
SCRUNCH Defined for Kids
Definition of scrunch for Students
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up scrunch? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).