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Pinch (IPA: /ˈpɪntʃ/)


Pinch (v. t.)

To press hard or squeeze between the ends of the fingers, between teeth or claws, or between the jaws of an instrument; to squeeze or compress, as between any two hard bodies.

Pinch (v. t.)

o seize; to grip; to bite; -- said of animals.

Pinch (v. t.)

To plait.

Pinch (v. t.)

Figuratively: To cramp; to straiten; to oppress; to starve; to distress; as, to be pinched for money.

Pinch (v. t.)

To move, as a railroad car, by prying the wheels with a pinch. See Pinch, n., 4.

Pinch (v. i.)

To act with pressing force; to compress; to squeeze; as, the shoe pinches.

Pinch (v. i.)

To take hold; to grip, as a dog does.

Pinch (v. i.)

To spare; to be niggardly; to be covetous.

Pinch (n.)

A close compression, as with the ends of the fingers, or with an instrument; a nip.

Pinch (n.)

As much as may be taken between the finger and thumb; any very small quantity; as, a pinch of snuff.

Pinch (n.)

Pian; pang.

Pinch (n.)

A lever having a projection at one end, acting as a fulcrum, -- used chiefly to roll heavy wheels, etc. Called also pinch bar.

Pinch

Compression of an electrically conducting filament by magnetic forces

Pinch

Amount that can be taken between the thumb and forefinger

Pinch

Place in West Virginia

Pinch

British musician

Pinch

Trojan

Pinch Synonyms

Collar, Catch, Taking Into Custody, Arrest, Apprehension

Pinch Synonyms

Exigency, Emergency

Pinch Synonyms

Nip

Pinch Synonyms

Tinge, Hint, Jot, Speck, Soupcon, Touch, Mite

Pinch Synonyms

Tweak

Pinch Synonyms

Crimp

Pinch Synonyms

Cabbage, Abstract, Lif, Nobble, Hook, Filch, Sneak, Purloin, Pilfer, Swipe, Snarf

Pinch Synonyms

Twinge, Squeeze, Twitch, Tweet, Nip

Pinch Synonyms

Top

Pinch Synonyms

Vellicate

PINCH (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Payload integration nominal cost hardware

Pinch Rhymes

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

Mcninch



Pinch (Last Name / Surname)

Pinch is the #50,467 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 414 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Pinch in Spanish is Pellizco

Tagalog Translation

Pinch in Tagalog is Hulihin

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Approaching sixth hotel:Mario: Be careful! When you pinch Wendy's pennies, they pinch back!" - Mario (franchise)

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Where there's smoke, they pinch back." - Anonymous


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