Definitions For Cringe

verb

  • Draw back, as with fear or pain
  • Show submission or fear
  • To feel disgust or embarrassment and often to show this feeling by a movement of your face or body
  • To make a sudden movement from fear of being hit or hurt

Is Cringe a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
9
Words with Friends
12

The word Cringe is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Cringe in a Sentence

  • Many English teachers cringe when their students use the word “ain't.”
  • I always cringe when I hear that song.
  • Just the thought of eating broccoli makes me cringe.

Synonyms for Cringe

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