Definition Of pinched

verb

(of a person or their face) tense and pale from cold, worry, or hunger.

Her usually rosy cheeks were now pinched and deathly pale.

arrest (someone).

I was pinched for speeding

grip (something, typically someone's flesh) tightly and sharply between finger and thumb.

she pinched his cheek

hurt by financial hardship.

consumers feel pinched by rising costs in repairs and housing

live in a frugal way.

if I pinch and scrape , I might manage


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Example Of pinched

  • Augusta is a tall, thin girl with a pinched face with an unpleasant expression.

  • Danovin strode in with a pinched expression, and sighed as he leaned against the door, shooting into a sharp and speedy litany that made Visbec chuckle.

  • He was thin and gaunt, with an odious pinched white face and fierce big black bushy eyebrows.

  • Her usually rosy cheeks were now pinched and deathly pale.

  • I crouched down over Holly, and drew back the curtain of golden hair to reveal a white, pinched face.


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