Another word for pinch


apprehension, arrest, catch, collar, pinch, taking into custody - the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)

Example:- the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar

pinch - an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed

emergency, exigency, pinch - a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action

Example:- he never knew what to do in an emergency

pinch, tweak - a squeeze with the fingers

nip, pinch - a small sharp bite or snip

hint, jot, mite, pinch, soupcon, speck, tinge, touch - a slight but appreciable amount

Example:- this dish could use a touch of garlic

pinch - a painful or straitened circumstance

Example:- the pinch of the recession


nip, pinch, squeeze, tweet, twinge, twitch - squeeze tightly between the fingers

Example:- He pinched her behind

crimp, pinch - make ridges into by pinching together

abstract, cabbage, filch, hook, lift, nobble, pilfer, pinch, purloin, snarf, sneak, swipe - make off with belongings of others

pinch, vellicate - irritate as if by a nip, pinch, or tear

Example:- smooth surfaces can vellicate the teeth

pinch, top - cut the top off

Example:- top trees and bushes

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Source : WordNet