cringeworthy

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adjective cringe·wor·thy \ˈkrinj-ˌwər-thē\

Definition of cringeworthy

  1. :  so embarrassing, awkward, or upsetting as to cause one to cringe <a cringeworthy performance>

1977

First Known Use of cringeworthy

1977


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rude, impolite, or socially unacceptable

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