scrooch


scrooch
\\ˈskrüch also -u̇-\ intransitive verb (-ed/-ing/-es)
Etymology: by alteration
: crouch, huddle — often used with down

scrooched down in the seat and tried to hide — H.E.Giles

she scrooched down in under all the covers — Richard Bissell


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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