The Alternative Spanish Dictionary: acurrucar

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Entry definition

verb: {{es-verb}}
  1. (reflexive) to curl up because of the cold
  2. (reciprocative) to snuggle Los dos se acurrucaron en la cama. - Both of them snuggled on the bed.
  3. (transitive, colloquial, El Salvador) to make somebody squat Los acurruqué para que se estuvieran quietos. - I made them squat so they'd stay there (without running around) Estar acurrucado - to be squatting Estoy acurrucada porque estoy cansada. - I'm squatting because I'm tired.
  4. (reflexive, colloquial, El Salvador) to squat Se acurrucó para esperarlo. - He squatted to wait for him.
related terms:
  • acurrucarse

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