plural noun

hun·​kers ˈhəŋ-kərz How to pronounce hunkers (audio)

Examples of hunkers in a Sentence

the tree had a stout branch, and I found the boy perched there on his hunkers

Word History

First Known Use

1756, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hunkers was in 1756

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“Hunkers.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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