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pinched

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adenoidal, pinched, nasal(adj)

    sounding as if the nose were pinched

    "a whining nasal voice"

  2. bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted(adj)

    very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold

    "emaciated bony hands"; "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"; "eyes were haggard and cavernous"; "small pinched faces"; "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration"

  3. hard up, impecunious, in straitened circumstances(p), penniless, penurious, pinched(adj)

    not having enough money to pay for necessities

  4. pinched(adj)

    as if squeezed uncomfortably tight

    "her pinched toes in her pointed shoes were killing her"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pinched

    of Pinch

Freebase

  1. Pinched

    Pinched is a 1917 short comedy film starring Harold Lloyd.

How to pronounce pinched?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say pinched in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pinched in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pinched in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of pinched in a Sentence

  1. Doug Petno:

    Most of these clients are working with their banks way in advance of redeterminations, so it is compelling M&A, it is compelling asset sales, it is compelling discussions with private equity. But there is a lot of leverage, the most distressed clients know when they are going to be pinched... and are taking the steps to deal with it.

  2. Henry Connelly:

    Once again, the Trump White House is tip-toeing around big pharma with a spectacularly pinched and convoluted proposal that excludes insulin and has no actual implementation date.

  3. Melissa Benoist:

    I learned what it felt like to be pinned down and slapped repeatedly, punched so hard the wind would go out of me, dragged by my hair across pavement, head-butted, pinched until my skin broke, shoved into a wall so hard the drywall broke, choked.

  4. Thomas Fuller:

    Let him who expects one class of society to prosper into highest degree, while the other is in distress, try whether one side of his face can smile while the other is pinched.

Images & Illustrations of pinched

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