Synonyms for huddle

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : huhd-l
Phonetic Transcription : ˈhʌd l

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Définition of huddle

Origin :
  • 1570s, "to heap or crowd together," probably from Low German hudern "to cover, to shelter," from Middle Low German huden "to cover up," from Proto-Germanic *hud- (see hide (v.)). Cf. also Middle English hoderen "heap together, huddle" (c.1300). Related: Huddled; huddling. The noun is from 1580s. U.S. football sense is from 1928.
  • noun assemblage, crowd, often disorganized
  • verb meet, discuss
Example sentences :
  • And if I huddle up what happened, excitement also shares the blame.
  • Extract from : « Crocker's Hole » by R. D. Blackmore
  • We tried to grip each other, but in the huddle we were thrust apart.
  • Extract from : « The Pirate of Panama » by William MacLeod Raine
  • They huddle indoors instead of keeping vigorous with exercise.
  • Extract from : « Canada: the Empire of the North » by Agnes C. Laut
  • Do not huddle all your men together in a small trench like sheep in a pen.
  • Extract from : « The Defence of Duffer's Drift » by Ernest Dunlop Swinton
  • Without even a premonitory shout a pony bolted for us, from their huddle.
  • Extract from : « Desert Dust » by Edwin L. Sabin
  • He left the bed and began to examine the huddle on the sofa-couch.
  • Extract from : « The Wonder » by J. D. Beresford
  • All the others sat around the Churchwarden, as close as they could huddle.
  • Extract from : « The Old Tobacco Shop » by William Bowen
  • Oh, if I could but huddle in with those poor laborers and working-women!
  • Extract from : « Elsie Venner » by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  • The huddle of buildings looked gaunt, deserted, inhospitable.
  • Extract from : « Judith of the Cumberlands » by Alice MacGowan
  • But he sat his horse all of a huddle, as limp as a half-empty sack of chaff.
  • Extract from : « The History of Sir Richard Calmady » by Lucas Malet

Antonyms for huddle

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