pinched definition

  • verb:
    • Easy past tense and past participle of pinch.
  • others:
    • Compressed; contracted; narrowed; presenting the appearance of being straitened in circumstances or with cold, want, trouble, or the like: as, a pinched face; a pinched look. Also used occasionally with the meaning of ‘narrowing’ or ‘thinning’ in speaking of mineral veins: as, the vein is pinched.
    • Narrow; reduced in size; “skimped”: said especially of some forms of writing-paper: as, pinched post.
    • Petty; contemptible.
    • Arrested; apprehended.
    • Of very long, thin development, as oysters.
  • adjective:
    • lacking sufficient cash to cover needs
    • as though squeezed uncomfortably tight
    • very thin particularly from infection or appetite or cool
    • sounding as if the nostrils were pinched

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