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pinched

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adenoidal, pinched, nasaladjective

    sounding as if the nose were pinched

    "a whining nasal voice"

  2. bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wastedadjective

    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, pinchedadjective

    not having enough money to pay for necessities

  4. pinchedadjective

    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.

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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. Michael Miranda:

    It gets pinched, very much like Styrofoam, and that’s the impaction injury that she has.

  2. 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.

  3. Jeff Lenard:

    Anytime Bonnie Herzog sell immediate consumption and people's pocketbooks are pinched Bonnie Herzog could lose sales.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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