Definitions for cringekrɪndʒ
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flinch, squinch, funk, cringe, shrink, wince, recoil, quail(verb)
draw back, as with fear or pain
"she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf"
fawn, crawl, creep, cringe, cower, grovel(verb)
show submission or fear
A posture or gesture of shrinking or recoiling.
He glanced with a cringe at the mess on his desk.
To bow or crouch in servility.
To shrink, tense or recoil, as in fear, disgust or embarrassment.
He cringed as the bird collided with the window.
Origin: Via , from cringan.
to draw one's self together as in fear or servility; to bend or crouch with base humility; to wince; hence; to make court in a degrading manner; to fawn
to contract; to draw together; to cause to shrink or wrinkle; to distort
servile civility; fawning; a shrinking or bowing, as in fear or servility
Origin: [As. crincgan, cringan, crincan, to jield, fall; akin to E. crank.]
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