Definitions For Pinching


  • To squeeze (someone's skin) between your thumb and finger often in a painful way
  • To squeeze or press (something) together with your thumb and finger
  • To remove (part of a plant) by squeezing with your thumb and finger


  • The act of pinching someone or something
  • The amount of something that can be held between your finger and thumb

Is Pinching 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

Words with Friends

The word Pinching is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 20 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Pinching in a Sentence

  • My little brother is always trying to pinch me.
  • He pinched her cheeks and told her how cute she was.
  • Pinch together the edges of the dough.
  • The pinch of my favorite sweater really bugged me!
  • An innocent person caught up in a city-wide pinch of drug dealers
  • A pinch homer won the game.

Antonyms for Pinching

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