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pinched

Definitions of pinched
  1. adjective
    as if squeezed uncomfortably tight
    “her pinched toes in her pointed shoes were killing her”
    Synonyms:
    constricted
    drawn together or squeezed physically or by extension psychologically
  2. adjective
    sounding as if the nose were pinched
    synonyms: adenoidal, nasal
    high, high-pitched
    used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency
  3. adjective
    not having enough money to pay for necessities
    synonyms: hard up, impecunious, in straitened circumstances, penniless, penurious
    poor
    having little money or few possessions
  4. adjective
    very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
    “small pinched faces”
    synonyms: bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, skeletal, wasted
    lean, thin
    lacking excess flesh
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