How Do You Spell PINCHING?

Correct spelling for the English word "Pinching" is [p_ˈɪ_n_tʃ_ɪ_ŋ], [pˈɪnt͡ʃɪŋ], [pˈɪnt‍ʃɪŋ]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of PINCHING

  1. Compressing; nipping; griping; niggardly; as, pinching cold; a pinching parsimony.

Common Misspellings for PINCHING

Below is the list of 245 misspellings for the word "pinching".

Usage Examples for PINCHING

  1. People say I'm making a blue- stocking of you, because we read Johnson; but my black stocking will prove that I haven't spoiled you yet," said Mr. Lyon, pinching her cheek, as they went down to dinner arm in arm. - "Spinning-Wheel Stories" by Louisa May Alcott
  2. Innumerable times she had been found pressing its poor little chest to make it " squeak;" and even pinching its tiny arms, or pulling its innocent nose, just for the strange pleasure of hearing the yells of despair it instantly set up. - "Seven Little Australians" by Ethel Sybil Turner
  3. Lord Francis himself used to quote with delight, " She didn't mind death, but she couldn't bear pinching." - "Records of a Girlhood" by Frances Ann Kemble
  4. At my request, he would not:- The first working of the jealous fit;- Too hot, too hot:- The morbid tendency of Leontes to lay hold of the merest trifles, and his grossness immediately afterwards- Padling palms and pinching fingers:- followed by his strange loss of self- control in his dialogue with the little boy. - "Literary Remains, Vol. 2" by Coleridge
  5. Put her right across for France, keep her pretty full- she won't bear pinching- and let her rip." - "The White Wolf and Other Fireside Tales" by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch