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Synonyms for pinched

Synonyms for (adjective) pinched

Synonyms: haggard, skeletal, cadaverous, bony, emaciated, gaunt, wasted, pinched Definition: very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold Usage: 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

Similar words: thin, lean Definition: lacking excess flesh Usage: you can't be too rich or too thin; Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look-Shakespeare

Synonyms: pinched, adenoidal, nasal Definition: sounding as if the nose were pinched Usage: a whining nasal voice

Similar words: high, high-pitched Definition: used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency

Synonyms: pinched Definition: as if squeezed uncomfortably tight Usage: her pinched toes in her pointed shoes were killing her

Similar words: constricted Definition: drawn together or squeezed physically or by extension psychologically Usage: a constricted blood vessel; a constricted view of life

Synonyms: impecunious, in straitened circumstances, hard up, penniless, penurious, pinched Definition: not having enough money to pay for necessities

Similar words: poor Definition: having little money or few possessions Usage: deplored the gap between rich and poor countries; the proverbial poor artist living in a garret