Definition of scrooch in English:

scrooch

Syllabification: scrooch
Pronunciation: /skro͞oCH
 
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verb

[no object] informal , chiefly US
  • Crouch; bend: he scrooched forward on his chair
    More example sentences
    • The woman scrooched further down under the covers and pulled them tight around her head.
    • She scrooches up to me so close at night, there is no possible way she could get any closer.
    • She scrooches down to the ground, still wearing her soggy shorts and shirt.

Origin

mid 19th century (originally US): dialect variant of US scrouge 'squeeze, crowd', perhaps reinforced by the verb crouch.

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