Pronunciation: (skrunch, skroonch), [key]
1. to crunch, crush, or crumple.
2. to contract; squeeze together: I had to scrunch my shoulders to get through the door.
to squat or hunker (often fol. by down).
the act or sound of scrunching.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.