Wincing
Wince Wince, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Winced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wincing}.] [OE. wincen, winchen, OF. quencir, guenchir, guenchier, giencier, guinchier, and (assumed) winchier, winchir, to give way, to turn aside, fr. OHG. wankjan, wenken, to give way, to waver, fr. winchan to turn aside, to nod, akin to E. wink. See {Wink}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To shrink, as from a blow, or from pain; to flinch; to start back. [1913 Webster]

I will not stir, nor wince, nor speak a word. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To kick or flounce when unsteady, or impatient at a rider; as, a horse winces. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Wincing — Win cing, n. The act of washing cloth, dipping it in dye, etc., with a wince. [1913 Webster] {Wincing machine}. (a) A wince. Ure. (b) A succession of winces. See {Wince}. Knight. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wincing — un·wincing; …   English syllables

  • wincing — wɪns n. flinch, start; shrinking movement, recoil, cringe v. flinch, recoil (especially from pain or fear); cringe, involuntarily make a face in response to surprise (or embarrassment, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wincing — winˈcing noun and adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑wince …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wincing the Night Away — Studioalbum von The Shins Veröffentlichung 2007 Label Sub Pop Format …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Wincing The Night Away — est le troisième album du groupe The Shins, faisant suite à Chutes Too Narrow. Il a été édité en 2007 par le label Sub Pop Records. Liste des titres Sleeping Lessons Australia Pam Berry Phantom Limb Sealegs Red Rabbits Turn on Me Black Wave Spilt …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Wincing machine — Wincing Win cing, n. The act of washing cloth, dipping it in dye, etc., with a wince. [1913 Webster] {Wincing machine}. (a) A wince. Ure. (b) A succession of winces. See {Wince}. Knight. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wincing the Night Away — Album par The Shins Sortie 23 janvier 2007 Enregistrement 2005 2006 Durée 41:47 Genre Rock Producteur James Mercer, Joe Chiccarell …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Wincing the Night Away — Infobox Album Name = Wincing the Night Away Type = studio Artist = The Shins Released = January 23, 2007 Recorded = Mid 2005 – Mid 2006, Oregon City, Oregon, Portland, Oregon, Seattle, Washington Genre = Indie rock, indie pop Length = 41:47 Label …   Wikipedia

  • Wincing the Night Away — Álbum de The Shins Publicación 23 de enero de 2007 Grabación …   Wikipedia Español

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