Crouch around - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
To move around while squatting. A: "Why are you crouching around your office?" B: "Ugh, I lost an earring."
[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.
References in periodicals archive
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.