pinch


pinch is worth 12 points in the game of Scrabble

Definitions for the word, pinch
(n.) A close compression, as with the ends of the fingers, or with an instrument; a nip.
(n.) A lever having a projection at one end, acting as a fulcrum, -- used chiefly to roll heavy wheels, etc. Called also pinch bar.
(n.) As much as may be taken between the finger and thumb; any very small quantity; as, a pinch of snuff.
(n.) Pian; pang.
(v. i.) To act with pressing force; to compress; to squeeze; as, the shoe pinches.
(v. i.) To spare; to be niggardly; to be covetous.
(v. i.) To take hold; to grip, as a dog does.
(v. t.) Figuratively: To cramp; to straiten; to oppress; to starve; to distress; as, to be pinched for money.
(v. t.) o seize; to grip; to bite; -- said of animals.
(v. t.) To move, as a railroad car, by prying the wheels with a pinch. See Pinch, n., 4.
(v. t.) To plait.
(v. t.) To press hard or squeeze between the ends of the fingers, between teeth or claws, or between the jaws of an instrument; to squeeze or compress, as between any two hard bodies.

15 words found in the Scrabble word, pinch


4 letter words

chin 9
chip 11
inch 9

3 letter words

chi 8
hic 8
hin 6
hip 8
ich 8
nip 5
phi 8
pic 7
pin 5

2 letter words

hi 5
in 2
pi 4


Scrabble letter values
A is 1 points
B is 3 points
C is 3 points
D is 2 points
E is 1 points
F is 4 points
G is 2 points
H is 4 points
I is 1 points
J is 8 points
K is 5 points
L is 1 points
M is 3 points
N is 1 points
O is 1 points
P is 3 points
Q is 10 points
R is 1 points
S is 1 points
T is 1 points
U is 1 points
V is 4 points
W is 4 points
X is 8 points
Y is 4 points
Z is 10 points

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