pinched for

idiom

Definition of pinched for

chiefly US, informal
: not having enough of (something) Students are especially pinched for time at the end of the school year. I'm pinched for cash right now.

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“Pinched for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pinched%20for. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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