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KK Pronunciation

〔 pIntʃ 〕


〔 pintʃ 〕

Overview of noun pinch

The noun pinch has 7 senses

  • pinch -- (a painful or straitened circumstance; "the pinch of the recession")

  • pinch -- (an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed)

  • touch, hint, tinge, mite, pinch, jot, speck, soupcon -- (a slight but appreciable amount; "this dish could use a touch of garlic")

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

  • nip, pinch -- (a small sharp bite or snip)

  • pinch, tweak -- (a squeeze with the fingers)

  • apprehension, arrest, catch, collar, pinch, taking into custody -- (the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar")

Overview of verb pinch

The verb pinch has 5 senses