flinch - Dictionary definition and meaning for word flinch

(noun) a reflex response to sudden pain
Synonyms : wince

(verb) draw back, as with fear or pain
Synonyms : cringe , funk , quail , recoil , shrink , squinch , wince
Example Sentence
  • she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for flinch

sounds like pinch , when you pinch, the skin flinches.
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by bluehole

U FLINCH to pinch someone
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by tapobratabag

in FLINstones, the guy used to MOVE BACK COZ OF FEAR coz of his pet DINO
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by nikhilparasher

F - LINCH = Fear of Pinch
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by Deepak_k

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