Definition of hunker down
- Hunker Down is when deer go crouch down and hold their position (hunting term)
- To dig in or crouch for the purpose of waiting out or avoiding an undesirable event or situation.
Man, that tornado is coming right at us! Let's go hunker down in the broom closet!
- to prepare for a task or get to work on a task.
You need to hunker down and finish your homework.
Citation from "Charged", Reaper (TV, 2007), Season 1 Episode 2 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
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Other terms relating to 'down':
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