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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of pinch.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- 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 long, slender growth, as oysters.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not having enough money to pay for necessities
- adj. as if squeezed uncomfortably tight
- adj. very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
- adj. sounding as if the nose were pinched
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Odelein pinched from the blue line to the low slot and slid the puck under Johnson for his second goal since December 29.
Mrs. Lattimer stood by the doorway, her expression pinched, her hand at the collar of her shirt.
She dropped her gaze and saw Zoë, her expression pinched, her skin pale.
Johnson, Chicago Tribune: Taj Gibson didn't practice Sunday after suffering what he called a pinched nerve in his right foot.
LOS ANGELES - Taj Gibson didn't practice Sunday after suffering what he called a pinched nerve in his right foot.
Perhaps leaving the spare cars parked in various locations around town is not a bad idea anyway … … I bet no car radios were pinched from the Asda car park that day at least.
With the Capitals enjoying a 5-on-3 advantage, Ovechkin pinched into the left circle and scored on a slap shot.
Before and after pix pinched from the Malay Mail newspaper via Bibliobibuli
Just over eight minutes later, defenseman Adrian Aucoin pinched along the right boards and fired a pass to the front of the net.
But in this one, Sopel pinched from the left point while on the power play and deposited a backhander past goaltender Jocelyn