Sentence Examples


  • She pinched her arm.
  • Elisabeth pinched his cheeks.
  • The expression has meanwhile changed: the face is pale or livid; there are dark rings under the eyes; the features are pinched and sharp, and the whole skin shrunken; the fingers are dead white, the nails blue.
  • He jumped to his feet flipping light switches and stumbling through both rooms, barely seeing still-sleeping Cynthia through eyes pinched nearly closed against the intrusive brightness.
  • They are not specially sensitive under ordinary conditions, and may be touched or even pinched without causing any discomfort to the scorpion.