They huddle in each other's offices, selectively sharing intelligence about their peers' machinations, real and imagined.
I liked that they all said, ‘huddle up dudes,’ and one would be smacking the other in the head, and it was really funny.
On freezing days, there was no need to huddle outside the office for four minutes to suck down my dose.
1570s, "to heap or crowd together," probably from Low German hudern "to cover, to shelter," from Middle Low German huden "to cover up," from Proto-Germanic *hud- (see hide (v.)). Cf. also Middle English hoderen "heap together, huddle" (c.1300). Related: Huddled; huddling. The noun is from 1580s. U.S. football sense is from 1928.
A conference; closed and intense discussion: He went into a huddle with his aides
: We'll have to huddle on that one
[1929+; fr the huddle, esp of the offensive team, before most plays in football]