Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Hunch"

The meaning of "Hunch" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does hunch mean?
A: Hunch means bend over.
"He hunched to get a better look."
Q: What does hunch mean?
A guess based on a feeling.
Q: What does hunch mean?
A: I have a hunch = I have a feeling/guess.
Q: What does hunch over ( the sentence is: kids these days are spending so much time hunched over smartphones and tables that their spine are...) mean?
A: Hunched is when you are not sitting up straight. So the expression is saying that kids are always looking over their phones in a bad posture, like slouching.
Q: What does have a hunch! mean?
A: There are clues, so you have a guess.

I have a hunch who ate the cookies. You have crumbs on your mouth!

Example sentences using "Hunch"

Q: Please show me example sentences with have a hunch that.
A: Hunch just means strong feeling, and it’s not used much, but:

I have a hunch that he knows exactly what’s going on.

I have a hunch that they are hiding something.

I have a hunch that I may not pass this test.

I have a hunch that the new album is coming really soon.
Q: Please show me example sentences with hunch.
A: The detective had a hunch that the killer was hiding under the ice cream truck.

I had a hunch, as to where I might have lost my phone.

The old man was sitting hunched over the counter. He had obviously had one too many pints, for one morning.
Q: Please show me example sentences with hunch.
A: Depinde de context pt ca poate sa însemne 2 lucruri:
I have a hunch - am o bănuială
His back is hunched - spatele lui este cocoșat
Q: Please show me example sentences with I have this hunch that.
A: I have a hunch they're not closed yet.
I have a hunch he'll go.
I have this hunch that says she's lying.
"Why do you say that?" I just have this hunch.

Synonyms of "Hunch" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between hunch and hint ?
A: a hunch is a feeling... when you sense something.

a hint is a clue to something.

I have a hunch he's not going to come

I had a hunch it would rain today

she has a hunch the store will be closed.

he had a hunch things would go well.

she gave him a hint she wouldn't be going

I gave her a hint I would probably be home at that time

Give me a hint - will you come or not

Try not to give any hint of how you feel.

hope these help
Q: What is the difference between “I have a hunch that...” and “I have a feeling that...” ?
A: They are very similar and could mean the same thing in the right context.

"I have a feeling" is based on intuition. It's something you say based off of opinion or ideas.
"He's not answering his phone. I have a feeling that something isn't right." You are unsure of why something is happening but he usually answers his phone so maybe something is wrong. But you have no real idea.

"I have a hunch" is based off of evidence or past experiences and dealings you've had before.
"I have a hunch she's not answering her phone because her battery has died again." You are basing this off of the fact that you know she often lets her phone run out of battery.
Q: What is the difference between hunch and instinct ?
A: A hunch is a guess based on clues. "I have a hunch she stole my purse." Instinct is a natural feeling or reaction. "My instinct is to run from danger."
Q: What is the difference between hunch and intuition ?
A: Same thing.

I have a hunch this is the right choice.

My intuition tells me this is the right choice.
Q: What is the difference between hunch and feel ?
A: They can pretty much be used interchangeably

Ex. Sentences:
I have a hunch/feeling that there's something wrong.

Translations of "Hunch"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? have a hunch
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? hunch
A: "Hunch. Like, I have a hunch."

Other questions about "Hunch"

Q: I have a hunch.

Is this a common expression?
If it is so,
Could you give me an example sentence?
A: It's a common expression.
"I have a hunch that she's up to something."
"How do you know?" "I've got a hunch."
Q: What is the different between hunch,intuition
and gut?
A: "Hunch" is when you have a guess about a question or situation based off of minimum information, but you cannot say the information says your answer is correct. "Gut" is when you decide an answer is correct but you have no information to say your answer is correct. "Intuition" is when you have experience or knowledge from the past and you decide your answer based on the information or knowledge from the past.

You may use "gut" if you feel your body say something is true too. When you "listen to your gut," the phrase means you are listening to your emotions for the right answers.

For example,

"I have intuition that a ball will fall to the floor because I have seen a ball fall to the floor before."
"I have intuition that a pot of water will boil because I have seen a pot of water boil before."

"I have a hunch the thief went down this grassy road because I see that a branch on a tree has been broken." <- This person has a hunch because the person does not know if the branch breaker was a person or an animal exactly. However, an animal or a person can break a branch.

"My gut told me something was wrong with that street. The street was silent, but my body wanted to move away and run. I could feel fear in my body." <- This person's gut could be wrong. A silent street does not mean danger is in the street. However, the body, or "gut" told the person something was wrong.
"I listened to my gut and applied for the job I saw on the internet. I did not know if I would get the job, but I applied. Something felt good about applying to the job in my gut." <- There is no evidence the job will be good if the person has not been to the job. However, the person thought the job would be good because of their gut.
Q: i been getting a female hunch Does this sound natural?
A: You could say:

'I've (I have) been getting a female hunch.'
Q: "i have a hunch that ~~" i recently saw this saying in a british film

do americans use this saying too? if so,, can i get some examples in casual usages?
A: @jickoon: It is not incorrect. It's grammatically correct.

But it sounds less natural than my suggestion.
Q: I have a hunch that all my effort will be a waste. Does this sound natural?
A: それか "efforts will be wasted". でもいい。

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