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Synonyms for pinched
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Princeton's WordNet4.0 / 2 votes
adenoidal, pinched, nasaladjective
sounding as if the nose were pinched
"a whining nasal voice"
wasted, bony, in straitened circumstances(p), haggard, hard up, penurious, skeletal, emaciated, impecunious, adenoidal, penniless, cadaverous, gaunt, nasal, rhinal
low, fat, low-pitched, unconstricted, rich
bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wastedadjective
very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
"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"
haggard, atrophied, in straitened circumstances(p), boney, osteal, diminished, drawn, nasal, senseless, gaunt, adenoidal, squandered, purposeless, penurious, hard up, otiose, penniless, osseous, superfluous, skeletal, cadaveric, cadaverous, careworn, wasted, raddled, bony, impecunious, worn, emaciated, pointless
rich, low, unconstricted, low-pitched, fat
hard up, impecunious, in straitened circumstances(p), penniless, penurious, pinchedadjective
not having enough money to pay for necessities
unconstricted, low, rich, fat, low-pitched
as if squeezed uncomfortably tight
"her pinched toes in her pointed shoes were killing her"
wasted, bony, in straitened circumstances(p), haggard, hard up, penurious, skeletal, emaciated, impecunious, adenoidal, penniless, cadaverous, gaunt, nasal
low-pitched, low, rich, fat, unconstricted
Dictionary of English Synonymes4.0 / 2 votes
distressed, straitened, reduced, indigent, destitute, needy, poor, necessitous, penniless, moneyless, in need, in want, out of money, out of cash, out of pocket
PPDB, the paraphrase database4.0 / 1 vote
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How to use pinched in a sentence?
After all the times I was pinched, I knew every judge in town, i was a tough kid. I always had that itch in my britches to find out who I was. I tested my (courage) every night.
I learned what it felt like to be pinned down and slapped repeatedly, punched so hard the wind would go out of me, dragged by my hair across pavement, head-butted, pinched until my skin broke, shoved into a wall so hard the drywall broke, choked.
Once again, the Trump White House is tip-toeing around big pharma with a spectacularly pinched and convoluted proposal that excludes insulin and has no actual implementation date.
Anytime Bonnie Herzog sell immediate consumption and people's pocketbooks are pinched Bonnie Herzog could lose sales.
The concern with swallowing these toys is that the intestines can become twisted and pinched between the magnets, which can cut off blood flow to the intestines, if that segment of the intestines dies, it may need to be removed. And if not caught early enough, it could even lead to death.
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