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Definition of Hunch


  1. A hump; a protuberance.
  2. A lump; a thick piece; as, a hunch of bread.
  3. A push or thrust, as with the elbow.
  4. To push or jostle with the elbow; to push or thrust suddenly.
  5. To thrust out a hump or protuberance; to crook, as the back.
  6. A strong, intuitive impression that something will happen; -- said to be from the gambler's superstition that it brings luck to touch the hump of a hunchback.

Hunch Quotations

Reality is nothing but a collective hunch.
Lily Tomlin

What is reality, anyway? Just a collective hunch.
Lily Tomlin

My hunch is that people often affiliate with causes online for selfish and narcissistic purposes. Sometimes, it may be as simple as trying to impress their online friends, and once you have fashioned that identity, there is very little reason to actually do anything else.
Evgeny Morozov

The only time I have a good hunch the audience is going to be there is when I make the sequel to 'Jurassic Park' or I make another Indiana Jones movie. I know I've got a good shot at getting an audience on opening night. Everything else that is striking out into new territory is a crap shoot.
Steven Spielberg

My hunch is that pop culture began to stagnate the moment Americans started to love the past more than they did the future.
Graydon Carter
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Hunch Translations

hunch in Norwegian is pukkel, anelse
hunch in Spanish is joroba
hunch in Swedish is puckel

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