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1. pinch

verb. ['ˈpɪntʃ'] squeeze tightly between the fingers.

Synonyms

  • goose
  • tweet
  • twitch
  • squeeze
  • grip
  • nip
  • tweak

Antonyms

  • starve
  • front
  • middle
  • beginning

Etymology

  • pinchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Pinch

  • mcninch
  • grinch
  • flinch
  • clinch
  • winch
  • tinch
  • synch
  • minch
  • lynch
  • linch
  • kinch
  • hinch
  • finch
  • cinch
  • in.

Sentences with pinch


1. Noun, singular or mass
In a pinch, hold your umbrella over the car seat while you walk your baby a short distance.

2. Verb, base form
You can use a pair of needle nose pliers to pinch a zipper slide back into its original shape.

Quotes about pinch


1. In Australia, even the darkest subject matter has a little pinch of humor. A little sweet to make the sour go down.
- Ben Mendelsohn

2. She moved to pinch me again but I blocked her hand. I'm no expert on girls, but when one tries to pinch you four times, I'm pretty sure that's flirting.
- Ransom Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

3. COMPETITOR is one who can steal a few deals, but, the pinch of which, A VISIONARY Never feels...!
- Sujit Lalwani, Life Simplified!

2. penny-pinch

verb. spend money frugally; spend as little as possible.

Synonyms

  • spend
  • drop
  • expend

Antonyms

  • important
  • divest
  • overspend
  • underspend

3. pinch

verb. ['ˈpɪntʃ'] make ridges into by pinching together.

Synonyms

  • flute
  • crimp
  • turn up
  • fold up

Antonyms

  • head
  • obverse
  • underdress
  • undress

Etymology

  • pinchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. pinch

verb. ['ˈpɪntʃ'] make off with belongings of others.

Synonyms

  • abstract
  • cabbage
  • steal
  • hook
  • filch
  • nobble
  • pilfer
  • swipe
  • purloin
  • lift
  • sneak

Antonyms

  • stay
  • dress up
  • dress down
  • uglify

Etymology

  • pinchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. pinch

noun. ['ˈpɪntʃ'] the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal).

Synonyms

  • collar
  • apprehension
  • taking into custody
  • catch
  • arrest
  • capture
  • gaining control

Antonyms

  • concrete
  • tangible
  • representational
  • misconception

Etymology

  • pinchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. pinch

noun. ['ˈpɪntʃ'] a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action.

Synonyms

  • crisis
  • emergency

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • worsen
  • begin

Etymology

  • pinchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. pinch

verb. ['ˈpɪntʃ'] irritate as if by a nip, pinch, or tear.

Synonyms

  • vellicate

Antonyms

  • inflate
  • deflate

Etymology

  • pinchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. pinch

noun. ['ˈpɪntʃ'] a squeeze with the fingers.

Synonyms

  • squeezing
  • squeeze

Antonyms

  • fall back
  • stand still
  • undercharge

Etymology

  • pinchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. pinch

noun. ['ˈpɪntʃ'] an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed.

Synonyms

  • trauma
  • injury
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • miss
  • disengage
  • discolor
  • abstain

Etymology

  • pinchen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. pinch

noun. ['ˈpɪntʃ'] a small sharp bite or snip.

Synonyms

  • bite
  • clipping
  • snip
  • nip
  • clip

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • unhook
  • enable
  • fall

Etymology

  • pinchen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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