huddle - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] 

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present tense
present participlehuddling
past tensehuddled
past participlehuddled
  1. 1



    huddle together


    huddle up

    to move close together in order to stay warm, feel safe, or talk
    huddle around/round:

    We huddled round the fire for warmth.

    huddle with:

    Several aides huddled with the president, discussing strategy.

    1. a.
      if American football players huddle, they come together during the match in order to plan their next play
  2. 2
    to lie or sit with your arms and legs close to your body because you feel ill, cold, or upset