Synonyms for squinch

Synonyms for (noun) squinch

Synonyms: squinch

Definition: a small arch built across the interior angle of two walls (usually to support a spire)

Similar words: arch

Definition: (architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it

Synonyms for (verb) squinch

Synonyms: squinch, squint

Definition: cross one's eyes as if in strabismus

Usage: The children squinted so as to scare each other

Similar words: grimace, make a face, pull a face

Definition: contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state

Usage: He grimaced when he saw the amount of homework he had to do


Synonyms: cringe, wince, squinch, shrink, flinch, funk, quail, recoil

Definition: draw back, as with fear or pain

Usage: she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right


Synonyms: squinch

Definition: crouch down

Similar words: bow, stoop, bend, crouch

Definition: bend one's back forward from the waist on down

Usage: he crouched down; She bowed before the Queen; The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse