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Synonyms for pinched

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adenoidal, pinched, nasal(adj)

    sounding as if the nose were pinched

    "a whining nasal voice"

    Synonyms:
    wasted, bony, in straitened circumstances(p), haggard, hard up, penurious, skeletal, emaciated, impecunious, adenoidal, penniless, cadaverous, gaunt, nasal, pinched, rhinal

    Antonyms:
    low, fat, low-pitched, unconstricted, rich

  2. bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted(adj)

    very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold

    "emaciated bony hands"; "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"; "eyes were haggard and cavernous"; "small pinched faces"; "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration"

    Synonyms:
    pinched, haggard, atrophied, in straitened circumstances(p), boney, osteal, diminished, drawn, nasal, senseless, gaunt, adenoidal, squandered, purposeless, penurious, hard up, otiose, penniless, osseous, superfluous, skeletal, cadaveric, cadaverous, careworn, wasted, raddled, bony, impecunious, worn, emaciated, pointless

    Antonyms:
    rich, low, unconstricted, low-pitched, fat

  3. hard up, impecunious, in straitened circumstances(p), penniless, penurious, pinched(adj)

    not having enough money to pay for necessities

    Antonyms:
    unconstricted, low, rich, fat, low-pitched

  4. pinched(adj)

    as if squeezed uncomfortably tight

    "her pinched toes in her pointed shoes were killing her"

    Synonyms:
    wasted, bony, in straitened circumstances(p), haggard, hard up, penurious, skeletal, emaciated, impecunious, adenoidal, penniless, cadaverous, gaunt, nasal

    Antonyms:
    low-pitched, low, rich, fat, unconstricted

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pinched(a.)

    Synonyms:
    distressed, straitened, reduced, indigent, destitute, needy, poor, necessitous, penniless, moneyless, in need, in want, out of money, out of cash, out of pocket

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

trapped, caught, punched, nailed


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