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  • When he had reached his mother's side she pinched his arm hard. Cited from Jerome, A Poor Man, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • We girls would pinch each other and tell her we were out with the boys.
  • Few made it through, and the city soon began to feel the pinch.
  • Her husband, who was behind her, pinched her to make her keep silent. Cited from The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume IV (of 8), by Guy de Maupassant
  • I pinched my arm once or twice last night to see if it was really me. Cited from The Story of My Life, by Ellen Terry
  • Her features were drawn and pinched -- she looked ten years older than she was. Cited from A Tale of a Lonely Parish, by F. Marion Crawford
  • These are allowed to produce six or seven leaves, and are then pinched. Cited from The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers, by Sutton and Sons
  • Even with all his pinching, he did not make both ends meet. Cited from Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Vol. 17 No. 426 New Series, Feb. 28, 1852
  • Yet, added he, none of you can tell where it pinches me. Cited from Plutarch's Lives, A. H. Clough,
  • He don't seem to know whether he's being pinched or not. Cited from Torchy and Vee, by Sewell Ford
  • It was agreed that we should keep pinching one another to prevent our going to sleep. Cited from Selections from Previous Works, by Samuel Butler
  • Perhaps another German guard had discovered it in time and pinched out the fire. Cited from The Boy Allies At Verdun, by Clair W. Hayes
  • If I see you pinching any one, you'll have to deal with me! Cited from Abbe Mouret's Transgression, by Emile Zola
  • He must be dead or pinched or he'd be here by this time. Cited from Blacksheep! Blacksheep!, by Meredith Nicholson
  • He was pinched down, and ran out of race track, and had to back off.
  • And although her fingers pinched his arm, her eyes were all for the fight. Cited from Hetty Wesley, by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • The organization thought that he might get some opportunities to pinch hit with the major league team.
  • Sometimes he could only tell that it was his leg by pinching it. Cited from Paths of Glory, by Irvin S. Cobb
  • The station itself however remained a two-track pinch point.
  • He kissed her small pinched face again and again -- and took his arms away. Cited from Tess of the Storm Country, by Grace Miller White
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Meaning of pinch

  • noun A painful or straitened circumstance
    the pinch of the recession
  • noun An injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed
  • noun A squeeze with the fingers
  • verb Squeeze tightly between the fingers
    He pinched her behind, She squeezed the bottle
  • 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