- n. 预感；大块；肉峰
- vt. 耸肩；预感到；弯腰驼背
- vi. 隆起；向前移动
1. Assibilated variant of hunk, of uncertain origin. Possibly a variant form of hump.
2. hunk, hump => hunch.
3. hunk => hunch.
- originally (c. 1500) a verb, "to push, thrust," of unknown origin. Meaning "raise or bend into a hump" is 1670s. Perhaps a variant of bunch. The noun is attested from 1620s, originally "a push, thrust." Figurative sense of "hint, tip" (a "push" toward a solution or answer), first recorded 1849, led to that of "premonition, presentiment" (1904).
- 1. I have a hunch that he didn't really want to go.
- 2. Then Mr. Kamenar, acting on a hunch, ran a computer check at the Federal Election Commission.
- 3. I had a hunch that Susan and I would work well together.
- 4. I have a hunch that it will snow soon.
- 5. As soon as I arrived I knew the hunch was right.
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