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    pinched

    pinched - Dictionary definition and meaning for word pinched

    Definition
    (adj) sounding as if the nose were pinched
    Synonyms : adenoidal , nasal
    Example Sentence
    • a whining nasal voice
    Definition
    (adj) very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) not having enough money to pay for necessities Definition
    (adj) as if squeezed uncomfortably tight
    Example Sentence
    • her pinched toes in her pointed shoes were killing her
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