Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Wincing'
Wincing Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
- 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.]
- To shrink, as from a blow, or from pain; to flinch; to start back. I will not stir, nor wince, nor speak a word. --Shak.
- To kick or flounce when unsteady, or impatient at a rider; as, a horse winces.
- Wincing \Win"cing\, n.
The act of washing cloth, dipping it in dye, etc., with a
(a) A wince. --Ure.
(b) A succession of winces. See Wince. --Knight.
Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Wincing'
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