• Cringe Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t.) To contract; to draw together; to cause to shrink or wrinkle; to distort.
- (v. t.) To draw ones self together as in fear or servility; to bend or crouch with base humility; to wince; hence; to make court in a degrading manner; to fawn.
- (n.) Servile civility; fawning; a shrinking or bowing, as in fear or servility.
• Cringeling Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) One who cringes meanly; a fawner.
• Cringer Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) One who cringes.