crouch around

crouch around

To move around while squatting. A: "Why are you crouching around your office?" B: "Ugh, I lost an earring."
See also: around, crouch

crouch around

[for people or other creatures] to stoop or squat within an area. Everyone crouched around, hoping the bomb would fall somewhere else. The baboons i crouched around, grooming one another.
See also: around, crouch
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As you enter the forest early in the morning, groups of villages crouch around picking up what look like yellow berries.
They carefully crouch around gardening plots, clutching on to a range of tools digging in the earth.
Boumsong had other ideas, grabbing Crouch around the midriff and tugging at him for five yards before the England man finally tumbled inside the box.
Then again, with Cool Hand Crouch around, perhaps life's looking a little brighter.