pinch

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

pinch

noun

Definition of PINCH

1
an instance of theft <the pinch of my favorite sweater really bugged me!>
2
the act of taking into one's control by authority of law <an innocent person caught up in a city-wide pinch of drug dealers>
Antonyms discharge
3
a falling short of an essential or desirable amount or number <this labor pinch means that there'll be long lines at the checkouts>

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