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pinch verb

1 take hold of sth between your thumb and finger

ADV. firmly | gently | sharply | playfully | together Apply pressure to the nose by pinching the nostrils firmly together.

PREP. between He pinched the leaf between his thumb and forefinger. | on He pinched me sharply on the arm.

2 be too tight

ADV. badly My shoes were pinching badly.