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

Translation of cringe in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • 1 (shrink, cower)
    to cringe at somethingI cringed at his jokes
    sus chistes me hacían sentir vergüenza ajena or me hacían pensar 'tierra trágame'
    I cringe at the thought of speaking in public
    me muero de vergüenza de solo pensar en hablar en público
    Example 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.
  • 2 (grovel)
    his cringing behavior makes me sick
    su actitud servil or rastrera me da asco
    to cringe before somebody
    arrastrarse ante alguien
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