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Flinch (IPA: /ˈfɫɪntʃ/)

Flinch (v. i.)

To withdraw from any suffering or undertaking, from pain or danger; to fail in doing or perserving; to show signs of yielding or of suffering; to shrink; to wince; as, one of the parties flinched from the combat.

Flinch (v. i.)

To let the foot slip from a ball, when attempting to give a tight croquet.

Flinch (n.)

The act of flinching.


Glam rock band


Horror anthology from Vertigo Comics


Card game


Single by Alanis Morissette


British television game show

Flinch Synonyms


Flinch Synonyms

Recoil, Cringe, Squinch, Funk, Quail, Shrink, Wince

Flinch Rhymes

Cinch, Clinch, Finch, Flinch, Grinch, Hinch, In., Inch, Kinch, Linch, Lynch, Minch, Pinch, Synch, Tinch, Winch


Spanish Translation

Flinch in Spanish is Retroceder

Tagalog Translation

Flinch in Tagalog is Umurong

Example Sentence (Quote)

"We did not flinch but gave our lives to save Greece when her fate hung on a razor's edge." - Simonides of Ceos

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