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Meaning of "cringeworthy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CRINGEWORTHY

cringeworthy  [ˈkrɪndʒˌwɜːðɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRINGEWORTHY

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

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRINGEWORTHY


airworthy
ˈɛəˌwɜːðɪ
blameworthy
ˈbleɪmˌwɜːðɪ
crashworthy
ˈkræʃˌwɜːðɪ
creditworthy
ˈkrɛdɪtˌwɜːðɪ
cringe-making
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 CRINGEWORTHY

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

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRINGEWORTHY

earthy
faithworthy
forthy
Horthy
McCarthy
nameworthy
riverworthy
sightworthy
swarthy
unnewsworthy
unseaworthy
unworthy
worthy

Synonyms and antonyms of cringeworthy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cringeworthy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRINGEWORTHY

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The translations of cringeworthy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cringeworthy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

cringeworthy
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cringeworthy
570 millions of speakers

English

cringeworthy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

cringeworthy
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

cringeworthy
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

cringeworthy
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cringeworthy
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

cringeworthy
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cringeworthy
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Patut dicintai
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

cringeworthy
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

cringeworthy
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

cringeworthy
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cringeworthy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cringeworthy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

cringeworthy
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कर्कश
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

cringeworthy
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cringeworthy
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

cringeworthy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

cringeworthy
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cringeworthy
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

cringeworthy
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

cringeworthy
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

cringeworthy
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

cringeworthy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cringeworthy

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRINGEWORTHY»

The term «cringeworthy» is quite widely used and occupies the 52.347 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRINGEWORTHY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cringeworthy

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRINGEWORTHY»

Discover the use of cringeworthy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cringeworthy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Cringeworthy
London, England, 1912—Cringeworthy is a tale of innocent people who are drawn into an unimaginable nightmare. Luigi and Angelina Tarantella, a young couple from Naples, owe to Mr. Cringeworthy an awful lot of money and cannot pay it.
Alex Poch-Goldin, 2007
2
Everything is Embarrassing: A Memoir About the Times I Outed ...
Everything is Embarrassing: AMemoirAbout theTimesI Outed Myself, and Other Cringeworthy Moments A THOUGHT CATALOG ORIGINAL © 2014 ShawnBinder Published By: Thought Catalog Books Division Thought & ExpressionLLC ...
Shawn Binder, Thought Catalog, 2014
3
Celebrities' Most Wanted™: The Top 10 Book of Lavish ...
Cringeworthy. Couples. M. ay—December romances aren't unusual among celebrities. So to make this chapter interesting, couples aren't included on this list for age differences alone, but also for the extra “creep factor” in the relationship. 1 .
Marjorie Hallenbeck-Huber, 2010
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Ghalib, Gandhi and the Gita
The drunken batman who sells the secret of the Janeites to the shell shocked protagonist- this 'gentleman ranker' but also sodden Simoniac...strangely isn't cringeworthy at all. You see, Austen had already become part of Eng Lit. And Eng Lit ...
Vivek Iyer, 2012
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. . . And Then She Opened a Can of Worms!
'I know and I'm sorry ifI sounded a bit selfish when I said that, but I will miss you.' I rolled my eyes. 'Right, let me rewind that and make the last sentence sound a bit less cringeworthy.' Martin grinned and placed the strap of his laptop bag over ...
A. R. Quar, 2013
6
Grammar Survival: A Teacher's Toolkit
They could put them in rank order of most cringeworthy to least cringeworthy! • explore words which have come into English from other languages, using dictionaries – for example: garage, suede, moustache (French) balcony, volcano, studio ...
Geoff Barton, 2010
7
The High Heeled Guide to Enlightenment
All of the aforementioned may be cringeworthy, but death is beyond cringeworthy , it is truly despicable, unbelievable, and frightening... death does not bear thinking about. To me it is similar to when you think too long and hard about the size of ...
Alice Grist, 2009
8
The Dord, the Diglot, and an Avocado or Two: The Hidden ...
CRINGEWORTHY. Causing extreme embarrassment. The term was popularized by Cuthbert Cringeworthy, a character in the British comic strip The Bash Street Kids. Cuthbert is the brightest kid in the class, a bespectacled, hardworking Brit (I  ...
Anu Garg, 2007
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Oxford Dictionary of English
... CRANK1. cringe-making 7adjective another term for CRINGEV- WORTHY. cringeworthy 7adjective informal causing feelings of embarrassment or awkwardness: the play's cast was excellent, but the dialogue was unforgivably cringeworthy.
Angus Stevenson, 2010
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Plays International
Luigi has come to London to cover a loan involving his brother back in Italy: he's surrendered his passport to Cringeworthy until the money is repaid. The Englishman is initially tolerant and gracious, but when the money's not forthcoming, ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRINGEWORTHY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cringeworthy is used in the context of the following news items.
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Marshawn Lynch's 'terrible' movie won't be released
Bobbin, a family friend of Lynch, thought the $100,000-budget film would be his big break, but in the end, the cringeworthy trailer (that Bobino ... «SportingNews.com, Jul 15»
2
Australia says NO to 'cringeworthy' Fanatics
It wasn't just Nick Kyrgios' performance that had Australian sport fans up in arms with the Aussie Fanatics supporter group causing a hilarious ... «Sportal.com.au, Jul 15»
3
MasterCard's “cool” selfie verification is cringeworthy
Taking a shut-eyed selfie at a trendy bar is nothing but awkward. Millennials know this and MasterCard should too. In case you missed it, ... «The Memo, Jul 15»
4
The Department for Work and Pensions rap is a little more than …
It's not that there's anything cringeworthy about someone rapping or that the woman in question can't rap. It's just rapping about pensions that ... «Metro, Jul 15»
5
Jim Harbaugh's ESPN Interview Is Awkwardly Cringeworthy
Jim Harbaugh, the new football coach at the University of Michigan, gave a painfully awkward interview this week to ESPN's Colin Cowherd, ... «Newsmax, Jul 15»
6
Tesco Mobile and EE are having a Twitter rap battle and it's as …
The Twitter accounts for Tesco Mobile and EE are engaged in a cringeworthy rap battle on the social media site. In a series of tweets tagged ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Do These 15 Cringeworthy Celebrity Snaps Prove the '90s Are the …
I hate to break this to you, but if you're an edgy, fashionable person right now, it will come around and bite you in the ass in ten years time! «moviepilot.com, Jul 15»
8
Christie Promises Cringeworthy Campaign in 2016 Launch
Christie Promises Cringeworthy Campaign in 2016 Launch. The governor isn't letting New Jersey's failing economy or the Bridgegate scandal ... «Daily Beast, Jun 15»
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Video: John Oliver teases CNN for its cringeworthy ISIS dildo flag …
John Oliver is an expert at taking serious, sometimes dull political issues and mining them for laughs. This time, however, he was lobbed a ... «Quartz, Jun 15»
10
15 Cringeworthy Signs From Kids Who Meant Well, But ... (PHOTOS)
We love little kids for a lot of reasons, but maybe the biggest is their blinding obliviousness to adult concepts like sexual reproduction and rude ... «The Stir, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Cringeworthy [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cringeworthy>. Aug 2019 ».
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