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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hunch /ˈhʌnʧ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hunch n.
 1. A hump; a protuberance.
 2. A lump; a thick piece; as, a hunch of bread.
 3. A push or thrust, as with the elbow.
 4. A strong, intuitive impression that something will happen; -- said to be from the gambler's superstition that it brings luck to touch the hump of a hunchback. [Colloq. or Slang] “Get a hunch, bet a bunch.”
 Syn: -- presentiment, premonition.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hunch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hunched p. pr. & vb. n. Hunching.]
 1. To push or jostle with the elbow; to push or thrust suddenly.
 2. To thrust out a hump or protuberance; to crook, as the back.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an impression that something might be the case; "he had an
           intuition that something had gone wrong" [syn: intuition,
      2: the act of bending yourself up together
      v : arch one's back [syn: hump, hunch forward, hunch over]