French translation of 'cringe'
- (with disgust)
to cringe with embarrassment or to cringe in embarrassment
avoir un mouvement de recul
avoir envie de rentrer sous terreit makes me cringe! (with embarrassment)see also cringe-making
ça me donne envie de rentrer sous terre!(with disgust)
Ça me hérisse!
Example Sentences Including 'cringe'
There was something in her personality: a kind of dog-like cringe , that seemed to expect pain.Stage Fright
I just stood there, watching- and saw her hesitate, and suddenly hug herself, and seem to cringe.Night Sisters
It was dark in the Post Office, and he saw women cringe away from him, indistinct shadowed figures.Field of Blood
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Translation of cringe from the Collins English to French Dictionary