hunker down

phrasal verb

Definition of hunker down 

chiefly US

1 : to lower the body to the ground by bending the legs The hikers hunkered down under a cliff until the storm passed.

2 : to stay in a place for a period of time The leaders hunkered down at a country estate for difficult peace negotiations.

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