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Overview of verb pinch

The verb pinch has 5 senses

Overview of adj pinched

The adj pinched has 4 senses

  • adenoidal, pinched, nasal -- (sounding as if the nose were pinched; "a whining nasal voice")

  • bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted -- (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")

  • hard up, impecunious, in straitened circumstances, penniless, penurious, pinched -- (not having enough money to pay for necessities)

  • pinched -- (as if squeezed uncomfortably tight; "her pinched toes in her pointed shoes were killing her")