How do you describe this way of walking:
Walking while bending forwards:
- because you are in severe pain.
- because you want to pass somewhere stealthily/ silently and thus try not to be seen.
- because your old or weak, so you cannot walk uptight.
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(of a person) leaning forwards with their shoulders raised and their head down, or (of shoulders, etc) in the posture adopted by a hunched person
. "Genevieve hunched her shoulders against the storm of sound and fury and struggled to imagine a worse sort of hell."
Author: Ari Marmell
With their souls of patent leather, they come down the road.
Hunched and nocturnal, where they breathe they impose,
silence of dark rubber, and fear of fine sand.