Definition of


  1. (noun, communication) (informal) a quick private conference
  2. (noun, group) a disorganized and densely packed crowd
  3. (verb, motion) crowd or draw together
  4. (verb, motion) crouch or curl up

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Synonyms of Huddle

cower, huddle together, powwow

Alternate forms of Huddle

Derivations: huddle, huddler

Hypernyms: bend, bow, clump, cluster, conference, constellate, crouch, crowd, flock, group discussion, stoop

Origin of the word Huddle

  1. 1564, "to heap or crowd together," probably from Low Ger. hudern "to cover, to shelter," from M.L.G. huden "to cover up" (see hide). The noun meaning "close or secret conference" is from 1929. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Huddle

hadal, hdl, heatedly, hoot owl, hotel, hotly

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