There are 2 translations of pinch in Spanish:

pinch1

Pronunciation: /pɪntʃ/

n

  • 1.1 (act) pellizco (masculine) to give sb a pinch pellizcar* or darle* un pellizco a algn in o (British English/inglés británico) at a pinch (if necessary) si fuera necesario (at the most) como máximo to feel the pinch estar* apretado (de dinero), pasar estrecheces we're going to feel the pinch vamos a estar más apretados (de dinero)
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    • Try strokes, caresses, nips, pinches and gentle scratches.
    • Number of gropes, slaps, pinches and otherwise unwanted sexual attention endured: 0.
    • What looks like an earlobe pinch is a pressure point submission; I had heard of its use in law enforcement but hadn't seen it until now.
    1.2 (small quantity) pizca (feminine), pellizco (masculine) a pinch of salt una pizca or un pellizco de sal salt1 1 1
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    • The only added ingredients are a pinch of salt and, on the French fries, canola or soybean oil and citric acid.
    • For the frosting, beat the butter and cream cheese until they are fluffy and then add the remaining ingredients with a pinch of salt until combined.
    • While the pinch of something can as well, in general, a cook understands that a pinch is a modest amount, less than a teaspoon.

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Word of the day casquillo
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Cultural fact of the day

Mossos d'Esquadra is the name of the police force of the Catalan autonomous region. It has a wide range of responsibilities but the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional also operate in Catalonia.

There are 2 translations of pinch in Spanish:

pinch2

vt

  • 1 [person] pellizcar*; [shoes] apretar* pinch the pastry to make little folds hacer* un repulgo en la masa
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    • She sighed and rumbled softly while I showed her how to rub and pinch flesh between the fingers, how to read the muscles.
    • He leaned over again and trailed his lips down Edge's neck, his fingers now gently pinching the sensitive flesh.
    • His hand clamped around her neck loosely but his thumb was pinching her skin against the wall.
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    • There's no point in buying shoes that will pinch your toes and cramp your feet all day long.
    • I look over at the closet and scan the rows of shoes there, the shoes that hurt my feet, pinch my toes, make me wobble and have to hold on to Tony for balance and support.
    • She descended the stairs carefully because the shoes were pinching her feet.
  • 2 [colloquial/familiar] 2.1 (steal) (British English/inglés británico) [wallet] robar; [boyfriend] levantar [colloquial/familiar]; [idea] robar, quitar 2.2 (arrest) [colloquial/familiar] [criminal] atrapar, pescar*, agarrar
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    • He wanted the police to portray themselves as the rabbit, but a day later, he's pinched.
    • When the cops pinched him, he gave them a fake name.
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    • BOB is an angry man - he has lost his girlfriend and now the culprit who stole her has pinched his lead role in the new play.
    • He said he has been left ‘devastated and heartbroken’ after opportunist thieves pinched his bike while he went into the store to get a Mars Bar, leaving the bike with a friend.
    • Joshua, of Earlswood Walk, Great Lever, watched in horror from a kitchen window as a thief pinched the bike and cycled off.

vi

  • 1.1 (be too tight) [shoes] apretar* 1.2 (be frugal) to pinch and scrape o save hacer* economías, privarse de cosas

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Word of the day casquillo
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Cultural fact of the day

Mossos d'Esquadra is the name of the police force of the Catalan autonomous region. It has a wide range of responsibilities but the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional also operate in Catalonia.