SCRABBLE ® cheat


pinch

Definitions by Oxford


[pɪn(t)ʃ], (Verb)

Definitions:
- grip (something, typically a person's flesh) tightly and sharply between finger and thumb
(e.g: she pinched his cheek)

- move one's finger and thumb apart or bring them together on (a touchscreen) in order to zoom into or out of an image, activate a function, etc.
(e.g: to explore in more detail just pinch the screen)

- steal or take without permission
(e.g: he pinched a handful of sweets)

- live in a frugal way
(e.g: if I scraped and pinched a bit, I might manage)

- sail (a boat) so close to the wind that the sails begin to lose power.


Phrases:
- at a pinch
- feel the pinch
- pinch oneself

Origin:
Middle English (as a verb): from an Old Northern French variant of Old French pincier ‘to pinch’


[pɪn(t)ʃ], (Noun)

Definitions:
- an act of pinching someone
(e.g: he gave her a gentle pinch)

- a critical point in the game.


Phrases:
- at a pinch
- feel the pinch
- pinch oneself

Origin:







The SCRABBLE ® trademark

SCRABBLE ® is a registered trademark. All intellectual property rights in and to the game
are owned in the U.S.A. and Canada by Hasbro Inc. and throughout the rest of the world by
J.W. Spear and Sons, a subsidiary of Mattel Inc. This site is for entertainment purposes
only and is not sponsored by or affiliated with Hasbro or Mattel Inc. in any way.