Pronunciation of Pinch  


English Meaning

To press hard or squeeze between the ends of the fingers, between teeth or claws, or between the jaws of an instrument; to squeeze or compress, as between any two hard bodies.

  1. To squeeze between the thumb and a finger, the jaws of a tool, or other edges.
  2. To squeeze or bind (a part of the body) in a way that causes discomfort or pain: These shoes pinch my toes.
  3. To nip, wither, or shrivel: buds that were pinched by the frost; a face that was pinched with grief.
  4. To straiten: "A year and a half of the blockade has pinched Germany” ( William L. Shirer).
  5. Slang To take (money or property) unlawfully. See Synonyms at steal.
  6. Slang To take into custody; arrest.
  7. To move (something) with a pinch bar.
  8. Nautical To sail (a boat) so close into the wind that its sails shiver and its speed is reduced.
  9. To press, squeeze, or bind painfully: This collar pinches.
  10. To be miserly.
  11. Nautical To drag an oar at the end of a stroke.
  12. The act or an instance of pinching.
  13. An amount that can be held between thumb and forefinger: a pinch of salt.
  14. A painful, difficult, or straitened circumstance: felt the pinch of the recession.
  15. An emergency situation: This coat will do in a pinch.
  16. A narrowing of a mineral deposit, as in a mine.
  17. Informal A theft.
  18. Slang An arrest by a law enforcement officer.
  19. Baseball Relating to pinch-hitting or pinch runners: a pinch single; a pinch steal of third base.
  20. pinch pennies Informal To be thrifty or miserly.

Malayalam Meaning

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× പീഡ - Peeda
× ആക്രമിക്കുക - Aakramikkuka | akramikkuka
× പിശുക്കുകാണിക്കുക - Pishukkukaanikkuka | Pishukkukanikkuka
× ഞരടുക - Njaraduka
× ഞെരടുക - Njeraduka


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.


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