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huddle

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of huddle

  1. 1 a coming together of a number of persons for a specified purpose <after an all-night huddle, the state legislature finally approved a budget for the coming year> Synonyms assembly, congress, convention, convocation, council, gathering, get-together, meeting, powwowRelated Words clinic, workshop; cabinet, caucus, conclave, synod; demonstration, rally; confab, conversation, dialogue (also dialog), discourse, discussion, palaver, talk; negotiation, parley, summit; conference, forum, round-robin, roundtable, seminar, symposium; audience, interview, session

  2. 2 a number of things considered as a unit <saw a huddle of tents that turned out to be a Boy Scout encampment> Synonyms array, assemblage, band, bank, batch, battery, block, bunch, clot, clump, cluster, clutch, collection, constellation, grouping, group, knot, lot, muster, package, parcel, passel, set, suiteRelated Words accumulation, aggregate, aggregation, conglomeration; agglomeration, assortment, hodgepodge, jumble, miscellany, mixture, odds and ends, sundries, variety; cycle, run, series, suitNear Antonyms entity, item, single, unit

  3. 3 a usually small number of persons considered as a unit <in the lobby during intermission huddles of theatergoers were excitedly discussing the play> Synonyms array, band, batch, battery, body, boodle, bunch, cluster, clutch, consort, constellation, crop, grouping, group, knot, lot, parcel, party, passelRelated Words assembly, collective, congregation, gathering, muster, organization; circle, clan, clique, coterie, fellowship, gang, ring, round, set; faction, guild (also gild), order, school, sect; brigade, crew, outfit, phalanx, platoon, posse, task force, team; alliance, bloc, coalition, confederacy, confederation, federation, league, union; battalion, squadron; bevy, brood, coveyNear Antonyms individual, single




huddle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of huddle

  1. 1 to gather into a closely packed group <the puppies huddled together to keep warm> Synonyms bunch, cluster, crowd, {h,2}press, pileRelated Words assemble, collect, concenter, concentrate, conglomerate, congregate, convene, converge, flock, forgather (or foregather), herd, swarm, throng; encircle, mob, surround; embrace, hugNear Antonyms break up, disband, disperse, split (up)

  2. 2 to lie low with the limbs close to the body <huddled under her bed when she heard an intruder> Synonyms couch, crouch, hunch, hunker (down), scrunch, squat, squinchRelated Words curl up




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