huddle

Meaning(s)

1. a small grouping of people

Popularity

Medium

Professional

Medium

Social

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have a morning/team huddle to discuss what is to be done that day

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The verb 'huddle' can mean to crowd together or to gather together or hunch over something. It can also mean to pull something around you, for example, to huddle a blanket around you. A 'huddle' can also be a consultation or a group gathered to discuss something. In a business context, it can be used to describe an informal meeting.

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  1. At the start of each day, staff have a morning huddle in the conference room to discuss the day ahead and deliver project status reports
  2. Our manager likes to change things up by occasionally having a team huddle rather than a meeting. It is less formal than a meeting and is often more energetic as it rarely exceeds 15 minutes in length and attendees will often remain standing.

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  1. The team huddled at the side of the pitch to get instructions from their coach.
  2. I saw everyone huddled over the computer monitor, what's happening?

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