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cringe
British English: /krɪn(d)ʒ/
American English: /krɪndʒ/

Translation of cringe in German:

intransitive verb

  • 1 (cower)
    zusammenzucken
    (Hund)
    sich ducken, kuschen
    cringe at something
    bei etwas zusammenzucken
    cringe away or back [from somebody/something]
    [vor jemandem/etwas] zurückschrecken
    it makes me cringe
    es lässt mich zusammenzucken
    (in disgust)
    da wird mir schlecht
  • 2 (behave obsequiously)
    [derogatory]
    cringe before somebody
    vor jemandem kriechen od. kuschen
    go cringing to somebody
    zu jemandem gekrochen kommen

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