: to arrange carelessly or hurriedly
- the solemnities had to be huddled through at express speed
- —Manchester Examiner
: to crowd together
- Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses, yearning to breathe free …
- —Emma Lazarus
: to draw (oneself) together : crouch
- People were huddled around their radios.
: to wrap oneself closely in
- huddled her coat around her
: to gather in a close-packed group
- They huddled around the campfire.
: to curl up : crouch
- Students huddled over their desks.
: to hold a consultation
- huddled to discuss the proposal
: to gather away from the line of scrimmage to receive instructions (as from the quarterback) for the next down (see 5down 3b) : to gather in a huddle (see 2huddle 2b)