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verb American English pronunciation: scrunch /skrʌntʃ/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyscrunch
he/she/itscrunches
present participlescrunching
past tensescrunched
past participlescrunched

Related dictionary definitions

  1. 1

    scrunch

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    scrunch up

    [transitive] to press or squeeze something into a smaller shape

    He scrunched up the letter and stuffed it in his pocket.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] informal Sound effect: scrunch to make a loud noise like something being crushed

    Everything was silent except for the dry leaves scrunching under her feet.

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