English dictionary definition of:

pinch


Noun

  • a painful or straitened circumstance
  • an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed
  • a slight but appreciable amount
  • a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action
  • a small sharp bite or snip
  • a squeeze with the fingers
  • the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)

Verb

  • squeeze tightly between the fingers
  • make ridges into by pinching together
  • make off with belongings of others
  • cut the top off
  • irritate as if by a nip, pinch, or tear

Thesaurus

abstract   apprehension   arrest   cabbage   catch   collar   crimp   emergency   exigency   filch   hint   hook   jot   lift   mite   nip   nobble   pilfer   purloin   snarf   sneak   soupcon   speck   squeeze   swipe   tinge   top   touch   tweak   tweet   twinge   twitch   vellicate  

Scrabble score for pinch


Scrabble score = 12

generated at 15:30:36 on 13-02-20

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consonant ch ending
ch-tch
Short vowel sounds
/ch/ sound spelt ch after consonant l, n or r

 

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