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Definition of "recoiling" [recoiling]

  • Present participle of recoil. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "recoiling" in a sentence
  • "And then suddenly she was recoiling from the bed as if it had burst into flame, pinning the nightshirt to her chest and — it was her turn now — jamming a fist into her mouth to keep from screaming."
  • "I believe those people are recoiling from the entire prospect of Doctor Who at this point, given what just happened on Torchwood."
  • "Yet, while recoiling from the very word "torture," the"