huddle

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Pronunciation[change]

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  • Hyphenation: hud‧dle

Noun[change]

Singular
huddle

Plural
huddles

  1. (countable) A huddle is a group of people that are tight and not orderly.
  2. (countable) In football, a huddle is a short meeting of all the players from one team that are on the field to plan their next play.

Verb[change]

Plain form
huddle

Third-person singular
huddles

Past tense
huddled

Past participle
huddled

Present participle
huddling

  1. (intransitive) to crowd together, usually when unhappy or afraid
    The girls huddled together to get warm.
  2. (intransitive) to bend your legs to your chest and lean over, getting into a position like an embryo in a womb