Definition of

Squinch

  1. (noun, artifact) a small arch built across the interior angle of two walls (usually to support a spire)
  2. (verb, body) cross one's eyes as if in strabismus
  3. (verb, motion) draw back, as with fear or pain
  4. (verb, motion) crouch down

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Synonyms of Squinch

cringe, flinch, funk, quail, recoil, shrink, squint, wince

Alternate forms of Squinch

Hyponyms: retract, shrink back, trumpet arch

Hypernyms: arch, bend, bow, crouch, grimace, make a face, move, pull a face, stoop

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