Definition of Pinch in English :
Define Pinch in English
Pinch meaning in English
Meaning of Pinch in English
Pronunciation of Pinch in English
Pinch pronunciation in English
Pronounce Pinch in Englishsee synonyms of pinch
a painful or straitened circumstance
Example Sentences:'the pinch of the recession'
an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed
a slight but appreciable amount
Example Sentences:'this dish could use a touch of garlic'
a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action
Example Sentences:'he never knew what to do in an emergency'
the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
Example Sentences:'the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar'
squeeze tightly between the fingers
Example Sentences:'He pinched her behind''She squeezed the bottle'
make off with belongings of others
12. pinch, vellicate
irritate as if by a nip, pinch, or tear
Example Sentences:'smooth surfaces can vellicate the teeth''the pain is as if sharp points pinch your back'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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