Definition Of flinch

noun

an act of flinching.

“Don't call me that,” he said with a flinch

make a quick, nervous movement of the face or body as an instinctive reaction to surprise, fear or pain.

she flinched at the acidity in his voice

Example Of flinch

  • As the bubbles struck his body, he flinched in severe pain.

  • “Don't call me that,” he said with a flinch

  • ‘Ah, you must be Mr. Avery,’ said Wade in a voice that would have made anyone else in the room flinch .

  • ‘Don't call me that,’ he said with a flinch

  • ‘The people of Nangoma are behind me and I have every reason to be confident,’ he says without a flinch or shade of doubt.


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