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Definition of "cringing" [cringing]

  • Present participle of cringe. (verb)

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Use "cringing" in a sentence
  • "I remember when this show opened and could not wait to see it, but found myself cringing from the cheese of it."
  • "This child spent his first eleven years in San Francisco, trailing his father up and down the hills, watching him swim in San Francisco Bay, and cringing from the blows that a drunken dad might aim at his head."
  • "When he wasn't cringing from the warrior thunder, Kurtzhau (aged 2 and a lot) had his toy jetfighter lined up with the real thing, matching the insanely tight turns, vertical climbs and stunning dives."