Definitions for squinch

Definitions for (noun) squinch

Main entry: squinch

Definition: a small arch built across the interior angle of two walls (usually to support a spire)

Definitions for (verb) squinch

Main entry: squinch, squint

Definition: cross one's eyes as if in strabismus

Usage: The children squinted so as to scare each other

Main entry: cringe, wince, squinch, shrink, flinch, funk, quail, recoil

Definition: draw back, as with fear or pain

Usage: she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf

Main entry: squinch

Definition: crouch down

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