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

Translation of cringe in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • 1.1 (shrink, cower)
    (dog/victim)
    encogerse
    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
    1.2 (grovel)
    arrastrarse
    his cringing behavior makes me sick
    su actitud servil or rastrera me da asco
    to cringe before somebody
    arrastrarse ante alguien
    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.

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