hunker down definition

  • verb:
    • To just take refuge; to get ready yourself for some eventuality; to focus on a task.
    • To stubbornly hold to a position.
    • to crouch or squat; to stay on one's haunches.
    • to stay in at a spot for a long period; -- also (figuratively) to maintain a situation and resist producing to some pressure, as of public-opinion.
    • to just take shelter, actually or figuratively; to believe a defensive place to resist troubles.
    • simply take protection
    • hold stubbornly to a posture
    • sit on one's pumps

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