Origin of wince1
synonym study for wince
OTHER WORDS FROM wincewinc·er, nounwinc·ing·ly, adverbwinc·ing·ness, noun
Other definitions for wince (2 of 2)
How to use wince in a sentence
He gives me a certain face, you know this “wincing of the heart,” that “ah” moment.
Listening to the results is like letting someone pet your dog, then wincing as they pet his fur against the grain.
I keep asking myself why yesterday, given his wincing candor about so much else.The Strange Timing of Sugar Ray Leonard's Sex-Abuse Story|Buzz Bissinger|May 19, 2011|DAILY BEAST
"Don't humiliate him," Wilson says, wincing, as Stiller cluelessly puts it on the pooch's head.
You want to wake up in the morning and not feel sick and wincing at what happened the night before.
How long we stayed praying for rescue, yet wincing already at the laugh that would come with it, I shall never know.
Master sate pale and wincing, as I've seen a pore soldier under the cat.Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush|William Makepeace Thackeray
Nigel, however willing to conceal his sensations, could not avoid gratifying his tormentor by wincing under the operation.The Fortunes of Nigel|Sir Walter Scott
“Beautiful as you are corrupt and cruel,” said Lydia, without wincing.The Dark House|Georg Manville Fenn
"I'll attend to it right away," Mr. Wordsley said, wincing a little as he wriggled free.The Marooner|Charles A. Stearns