Italian translation of 'cringe'
- (in terror)
to cringe (from)
ritrarsi impaurito (‑a) (da)to cringe (before) (in servility)
strisciare (davanti a)the very thought of it makes me cringe (informal, in embarrassment)
solo a pensarci mi sento sprofondare
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Example Sentences Including 'cringe'
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Does it make you cringe now?The Sun (2013)
Grow up and stop cringe making!Times, Sunday Times (2016)
I still cringe to see myself.The Sun (2015)
See him donning a Hawaiian shirt and bucket hat in the video for the full cringe factor.The Sun (2014)
We felt so many contradictory things, an involuntary patriotic righteousness, along with a cringing tribal embarrassment.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
There must be something that still makes you cringe?The Sun (2011)
Yet how they must now cringe.The Sun (2012)
Eight years on, I still cringe at the memory.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Hang on, what about the cringe factor?Times, Sunday Times (2009)
I will always, like the vast majority of people, look at a photo of myself and wince or cringe.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The memory still makes me cringe, like lemon juice on an oyster.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Does he cringe now at that story?Times, Sunday Times (2013)
He said: 'I cringe a lot to be honest.The Sun (2016)
Help is now at hand for those couples who want the cash but cringe at the thought of asking.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
She can make you laugh, nod your head in agreement or cringe with embarrassment.The Sun (2015)
The cringe factor was pretty bad - there were fashion disasters and bad hairstyles.The Sun (2006)
The cultural cringe had straightened up into a swagger.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
This will make you laugh out loud - and cringe with embarrassment.The Sun (2006)
Why aren't middle-class users cringing in fear?Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It was at best a cultural cringe, at worst wickedly archaic.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The cultural cringe in this case is one problem, but it reminds us of a wider one.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Too often the establishment is guilty of cultural cringe.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Many of us cringe at the thought.Christianity Today (2000)
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'cringe' in Other Languages
British English: cringe VERB
If you cringe at something, you feel embarrassed or disgusted, and perhaps show this feeling in your expression or by making a slight movement.
We all cringed when she started picking up the guitar.
Translation of cringe from the Collins English to Italian Dictionary