View definitions for hunch
noun as in feeling, idea
On a hunch, she forwarded them to Fraser Hunter, an archaeologist and curator at the National Museum of Scotland.
I felt more excitement than fear, and had a hunch that living here would help me know myself in a new way.
By the early 2000s, EMS became more popular among the fitness crowd, who zapped their muscles on a hunch that being jolted with electricity would increase their gains.
Google has told us that filtering searches using this information isn’t possible right now, but that doesn’t mean that capability won’t eventually roll out — I have a strong hunch it will.
My colleagues and I tested these hunches in a new study published in the journal Psychology of Men and Masculinities.
An x-ray two hours later confirms my hunch: my tibia (the big bone behind the shin) is snapped clean in two.
On the other hand, I have a hunch that Lady Gaga will pay some heavy dues for this career move.
My hunch is that when you look at their most competitive races, women are not necessarily in the mix this year.
I have a hunch that our collective adoration of OITNB outweighs the love for it, or even awareness of it, among Emmy voters.
A federal agency simply has to “nominate” you if it has “reasonable suspicion”—which is slightly more than a hunch.
All the domestic oxen without hunches have proceeded originally from the aurochs, and those with the hunch from the bison.
After I had knelt to hold the lantern close to the rails of the rusty timber track I knew my hunch was all right.
I can't persuade myself that Perry's guilty, and I've a hunch that I'm now on the trail of the right man.
On a hunch I dropped in an aluminum alkyl, and then pushed the polymerization along with both ultraviolet and heat.
He did not presume to understand women; he estimated her by a "hunch" as to whether she was good or bad.
On this page you'll find 111 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hunch, such as: inkling, instinct, intuition, premonition, anticipation, and apprehension.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.