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Meaning of "cringe-making" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CRINGE-MAKING

cringe-making  [ˈkrɪndʒˌwɜːðɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRINGE-MAKING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cringe-Making is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CRINGE-MAKING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of cringe-making in the English dictionary

The definition of cringe-making in the dictionary is causing feelings of acute embarrassment or distaste.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRINGE-MAKING


airworthy
ˈɛəˌwɜːðɪ
blameworthy
ˈbleɪmˌwɜːðɪ
crashworthy
ˈkræʃˌwɜːðɪ
creditworthy
ˈkrɛdɪtˌwɜːðɪ
cringeworthy
ˈkrɪndʒˌwɜːðɪ
Galsworthy
ˈɡɔːlzˌwɜːðɪ
laughworthy
ˈlɑːfˌwɜːðɪ
loveworthy
ˈlʌvˌwɜːðɪ
newsworthy
ˈnjuːzˌwɜːðɪ
noteworthy
ˈnəʊtˌwɜːðɪ
praiseworthy
ˈpreɪzˌwɜːðɪ
quoteworthy
ˈkwəʊtˌwɜːðɪ
roadworthy
ˈrəʊdˌwɜːðɪ
seaworthy
ˈsiːˌwɜːðɪ
shameworthy
ˈʃeɪmˌwɜːðɪ
thankworthy
ˈθæŋkˌwɜːðɪ
trustworthy
ˈtrʌstˌwɜːðɪ
unpraiseworthy
ʌnˈpreɪzˌwɜːðɪ
unroadworthy
ʌnˈrəʊdˌwɜːðɪ
untrustworthy
ʌnˈtrʌstˌwɜːðɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRINGE-MAKING

crinal
crinate
crine
cringe
cringeling
cringer
cringeworthy
cringing
cringingly
cringle
crinicultural
crinigerous
crinite
crinkle
crinkle-cut
crinkled
crinkleroot
crinklies
crinkly
crinkum-crankum

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRINGE-MAKING

baking
banking
braking
breaking
breathtaking
decision-making
English-speaking
freaking
heartbreaking
homemaking
in a manner of speaking
in the making
making
matchmaking
public speaking
sneaking
soaking
speaking
taking
undertaking
waking

Synonyms and antonyms of cringe-making in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cringe-making» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRINGE-MAKING

Find out the translation of cringe-making to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cringe-making from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cringe-making» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

畏缩制作
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

encogerse de decisiones
570 millions of speakers

English

cringe-making
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

- चापलूसी कर रही
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

صنع تذلل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

съежиться решений
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

encolher de tomada de
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ধামা ধরা তৈরির
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

grincer des dents faisant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Membuat keputusan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

erschaudern Fassungs
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

-うんざりさせる
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

- 싫증이 나다 만들기
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nggawe cringe
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

co rúm người lại làm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பயந்து செய்யும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कातरणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

-Yaltaklanmak yapma
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

rabbrividire -making
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

warować podejmowania
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

скулитися рішень
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

piti - a face
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μαζεύομαι αποφάσεων
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vleien maak
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

krypa bring
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

cringe -making
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cringe-making

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRINGE-MAKING»

The term «cringe-making» is used very little and occupies the 175.611 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRINGE-MAKING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cringe-making

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRINGE-MAKING»

Discover the use of cringe-making in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cringe-making and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Untitled
"noun [U] a dark deep red colour cringe /krIndZ/ verb [I] 1 to suddenly move away from someone or something because you are frightened 2 informal to feel very embarrassed: Icringedat the sight of my dad dancing. cringe-making /"krIndZ% meI ...
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Oxford Dictionary of English
413 – origin Middle English crenge, crenche, related to Old English cringan, crincan 'bend, yield, fall in battle', of Germanic origin and related to Dutch krengen 'heel over' and German krank 'sick', also to CRANK1. cringe-making 7adjective ...
Angus Stevenson, 2010
3
You've Got to Have a Dream: The Message of the Musical
... commitment to mission in their own streets and greater involvement in the local community. I know that such gestures will strike some readers as cheesy and cringe-making and I am not advocating a universal move to belting out musical ...
Ian C. Bradley, 2005
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Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary
noun [U] a dark deep red colour cringe /krmds/ verb [I] 1 to suddenly move away from someone or something because you are frightened 2 informal to feel very embarrassed: / cringed at the sight of my dad dancing. cringe-making /'krind3 ...
‎2008
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The Making of A President
In fact, the compact, dark-haired Soetoro was as soft-spoken and unflappable as Barack as Barack senior had been horseplay with Ann's young son on the Durhams' living room floor or laughing at Gramps's cringe-making jokes over endless ...
Frank Senauth, 2010
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Ten Days that Changed the Nation: The Making of Modern Britain
Far from being unofficial, it later emerged that Morton's main source was Diana herself, who had supplied him with tape-recorded interviews. The book was explosive. More cringe-making was another set of tapes published in 1993, of risqué ...
Stephen Pollard, 2009
7
Margaret Thatcher: Power and Personality
Within a month of her appointment, she allowed herself to be filmed in a cringe- making Panorama programme. It was hard to decide which sequence made her look more absurd. Maniacally pruning roses, while Denis no less maniacally ...
Jonathan Aitken, 2013
8
Education Marketing: The Theory and Practice of Selling to ...
And we promise to never cheat at cards.” (Reprinted with kind permission of innocent ltd) Now if your reaction to that is that such text is cringe making and you would never be seen within 200 yards of a company that could produce such tosh, ...
Tony Attwood, 2005
9
The Art of Influencing and Selling
His approach was solid enough, but he muddled his tactics. Starting with a cringe -making joke about bakers, his self-deprecation felt false. He was a politician desperate to be liked, which is a common mistake of leaders, Psychology of Selling ...
Ardi Kolah, 2013
10
The diversity dashboard: A manager’s guide to navigating in ...
In this culture crash lots ofinappropriate and cringe-making actions are taking place. The Australian is seen to be noisy and brash; he jokes about someone tripping up; he hasn't given a small gift on first meeting. He is also unaware of meishi ...
Eilidh Milnes, Dr Deborah Swallow, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRINGE-MAKING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cringe-making is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Rape of Lucretia, Glyndebourne, East Sussex, UK — review
What is to be done with cringe-making lines such as “The oatmeal slippers of sleep creep through the city” or “There is whispering behind ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
2
Carol Godsmark reviews: The Invincible, Portsea, Portsmouth
... shelving with a smattering of 'old' books and cringe-making wording on many of the beige walls. 'A bottle of wine contains all the philosophy ... «Portsmouth News, Jul 15»
3
'Ernest Hemingway: Between Two Wars' Arriving at Morgan Library
“It's a little coy,” Mr. Kiely said. “There's a cringe-making reference to an orgasm being like a grenade when the pin is pulled out.” Advertisement. «New York Times, Jul 15»
4
Dan White: Michael Noonan must hit the banks with profit tax to …
It was utterly cringe-making listening to Taoiseach Enda Kenny in the Dail yesterday as he tried to disguise the fact that the banks have largely ... «Herald, Jul 15»
5
Kathryn Hahn: Making 'Happyish' Was “The Last Thing In Anybody's …
Would you say cringe-making boundary-pushing humor is your personal style? I'm a recovering Catholic girl from Cleveland—offending ... «Deadline, Jun 15»
6
The Bank: A Matter of Life and Debt, review: 'as cringeworthy as The …
... similar heights of cringe-making workplace absurdity. The bad news is that The Bank: A Matter of Life and Debt (BBC Two) is not a comedy. «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
7
Jordan Spieth: Two Titles, No Complaints
Sunday's kooky ending, however, couldn't have been anticipated. By now you have surely seen the cringe-making footage of Dustin Johnson's ... «Wall Street Journal, Jun 15»
8
Sporting vanities
India's FIFA ranking of 141 is cringe-making but it is not as though the Asian Tigers, for instance, are roaring in world football - or any other ... «Business Standard, Jun 15»
9
The mayor vs the mogul
Every source who brought up the show with me had a favorite cringe-making moment. There's the one where the H's play Rock 'em Sock 'em ... «Politico, Jun 15»
10
Hoff the Record, episode one, review: 'pluck and chutzpah in spades'
We've had cringe-making comedies of awkwardness (The Office, Louie), deadpan celebrities playing exaggerated versions of themselves ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Cringe-Making [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cringe-making>. Aug 2019 ».
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