Thesaurus > Related Words: squinch

  Words related to squinch

Related / Similar Words: squint, cross one's eyes, flinch, funk, cringe, shrink, wince, recoil, quail

 

Definition:
  • a small arch built across the interior angle of two walls (usually to support a spire);
  • partly close one''s eyes; "The children squinted to frighten each other";
  • draw back, as with fear or pain; "she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf";
  • crouch down;

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    Hyponyms: trumpet arch, shrink back, retract

     

    Derivational Morphology: squinter, squint-eye, wince, flinch

     

     
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