verb[no object] • informal , chiefly US
- Crouch; bend: he scrooched forward on his chairMore 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.
mid 19th century (originally US): dialect variant of US scrouge 'squeeze, crowd', perhaps reinforced by the verb crouch.
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