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squinch

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Noun squinch has 1 sense
  1. squinch - a small arch built across the interior angle of two walls (usually to support a spire)
    --1 is a kind of
    arch
    --1 has particulars: trumpet arch
Verb squinch has 3 senses
  1. squinch - crouch down
    --1 is one way to
    crouch, stoop, bend, bow
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. flinch, squinch, funk, cringe, shrink, wince, recoil, quail - draw back, as with fear or pain; "she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf"
    --2 is one way to move
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. squint, squinch, cross one's eyes - partly close one's eyes; "The children squinted to frighten each other"
    --3 is one way to grimace, make a face, pull a face
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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