Then Harris walked onto the postage stamp-sized stage, flashed that beauty queen smile and urged her crowd to hunker down.
When life gets traumatic do you prefer to hunker down and grieve in private, or open up to others?
I needed to hunker down for a couple of years with my family.
“His experience says if you just hunker down, these things will blow over,” Moore said.
Some parts of Wall Street have already begun to hunker down.
One of the newcomers was from hunker Creek, and he brought news of the doctor and the captain.
hunker reported that they had discovered no trace of the missing man.
This was a post of as great distinction at hunker Court as the position of clown in a circus.
The silver-gray whig shakes hands with the hunker democrat; the former only differing from the latter in name.
There was a political meeting (hunker) at the capitol, but I pass'd it by.
"to squat, crouch," 1720, Scottish, of uncertain origin, possibly from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse huka "to crouch," hoka, hokra "to crawl." Hunker down, Southern U.S. dialectal phrase, popularized c.1965, from northern British hunker "haunch." Related: Hunkered; hunkering.