Dictionary Results for pinch


1. pinch - noun

· a painful or straitened circumstance; "the pinch of the recession"

Hypernym(s): difficulty




2. pinch - noun

· an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed

Hypernym(s): injury, hurt, harm, trauma




3. pinch - noun

· a slight but appreciable amount; "this dish could use a touch of garlic"

Synonym(s): touch, hint, tinge, mite, jot, speck, soupcon

Hypernym(s): small_indefinite_quantity, small_indefinite_amount




4. pinch - noun

· a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action; "he never knew what to do in an emergency"

Synonym(s): emergency, exigency

Hypernym(s): crisis




5. pinch - noun

· a small sharp bite or snip

Synonym(s): nip

Hypernym(s): bite, chomp, clip, clipping, snip




6. pinch - noun

· a squeeze with the fingers

Synonym(s): tweak

Hypernym(s): squeeze, squeezing




7. pinch - noun

· the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"

Synonym(s): apprehension, arrest, catch, collar, taking_into_custody

Hypernym(s): capture, gaining_control, seizure




8. pinch - verb

· squeeze tightly between the fingers; "He pinched her behind"; "She squeezed the bottle"

Synonym(s): squeeze, twinge, tweet, nip, twitch

Hypernym(s): grip




9. pinch - verb

· make ridges into by pinching together

Synonym(s): crimp

Hypernym(s): fold, fold_up, turn_up




10. pinch - verb

· make off with belongings of others

Synonym(s): pilfer, cabbage, purloin, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift

Hypernym(s): steal, rip_off, rip




11. pinch - verb

· cut the top off; "top trees and bushes"

Synonym(s): top

Hypernym(s): snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut_back




12. pinch - verb

· irritate as if by a nip, pinch, or tear; "smooth surfaces can vellicate the teeth"; "the pain is as if sharp points pinch your back"

Synonym(s): vellicate

Hypernym(s): irritate





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