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  • n. Plural form of flincher.

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Examples

  • An awful warning to all "flinchers" occurred shortly before Mr. Hunt's arrival.

    Astoria, or Anecdotes of an Enterprise Beyond the Rocky Mountains

  • Like New Labour here, Rudd and Gillard's administration was a government of flinchers.

    For deniers, politics beats the science. Handouts beat both

  • MOOS: One of the most fearsome non-flinchers was the since - executed president of Afghanistan, in the middle of an interview, his interpreter had an epileptic seizure.

    CNN Transcript Mar 25, 2007

  • MOOS: One of the most fearsome non-flinchers was the since executed president of Afghanistan, in the middle of an interview, his interpreter had an epileptic seizure.

    CNN Transcript Mar 24, 2007

  • Too many among us, and among our opinion-formers in particular, are habitual flinchers in relation to Third World situations, and often in other ways also.

    ON THE EVE OF THE MILLENNIUM

  • But shirkers, growlers, flinchers, and mutineers were given short shrift.

    All Afloat A Chronicle of Craft and Waterways

  • As they were most of them approved disciples of the jolly god, it was expected every body would prove sincere in the service, except the two strange gentlemen, as they were called, on whom the rest seemed to look with a suspicious eye; but the Justice vowed he would have no flinchers.

    Ashton Priory

  • "Devil take" -- for a moment a hiccough gave him pause -- "all flinchers!

    The Long Night

  • Ay, and flinchers, they too! "the intruder retorted, heedless of the remonstrance.

    The Long Night

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