hunch hunch  /ˈhəntʃ/


  1. (n) an impression that something might be the case
  2. (n) the act of bending yourself into a humped position
  3. (v) round one's back by bending forward and drawing the shoulders forward


  1. The scientist's hunch was right, and his discovery of nano-particle may lead to super strong materials.
  2. Journalist's early observations about the corrupt senator may have started out as a hunch, but deeper investigations proved him right.


  1. Scharmann will teach low-income in Las Vegas

    Here’s a hunch: Bet on Heather Scharmann.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Manteca Bulletin

  2. Coping with growing old

    Even after all these years, I am still learning to cope with growing old. I have a hunch this is going to be a task for the rest of my life. Robert and I are now well into our 90s, and we are discover
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Shenandoah Valley News

  3. DHS: A hunch is enough for searching your laptop

    U.S. border agents should continue to be allowed to search a traveler's laptop, cellphone or other electronic device and keep copies of any data on them based on no more than a hunch, according to an internal ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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untenable untenable
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