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huddle

noun

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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

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2 a number of things considered as a unit
  • saw a huddle of tents that turned out to be a Scout encampment

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3 a usually small number of persons considered as a unit
  • in the lobby during intermission huddles of theatergoers were excitedly discussing the play

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huddle

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of huddle (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to gather into a closely packed group
  • the puppies huddled together to keep warm

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2 to lie low with the limbs close to the body
  • huddled under her bed during a game of hide-and-seek

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The first known use of huddle was in 1579

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“Huddle.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/huddle. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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