Translation of cringe in Spanish:
- 1.1 (shrink, cower)(dog/victim)to cringeencogerse
atsomethingI cringed at his jokesI cringe at the thought of speaking in publicsus chistes me hacían sentir vergüenza ajena or me hacían pensar 'tierra trágame'1.2 (grovel)me muero de vergüenza de solo pensar en hablar en públicohis cringing behavior makes me sickarrastrarseto cringesu actitud servil or rastrera me da asco beforesomebodyarrastrarse antealguienExample sentences
- The boy cringed away but remained defiant, his anger driving the fear out of him.
- He cringed away from Arun, eyes wide, then blinked and appeared to recognize the trapper.
- When I did not, his hands tightened around my mouth and arm until I cringed away in pain.
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