Translation of cringe in Spanish:
- 1.1 (shrink, cower)(dog/victim)to cringe
atsomethingI cringed at his jokessus chistes me hacían sentir vergüenza ajena or me hacían pensar 'tierra trágame'I cringe at the thought of speaking in publicme muero de vergüenza de solo pensar en hablar en público1.2 (grovel)arrastrarsehis cringing behavior makes me sicksu actitud servil or rastrera me da ascoto cringe 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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