Last modified on 24 May 2014, at 13:43

cringeworthy

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

cringe +‎ -worthy

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkɹɪndʒˌwɜː(ɹ).ði/

AdjectiveEdit

cringeworthy (comparative more cringeworthy, superlative most cringeworthy)

  1. That causes one to cringe with embarrassment; embarrassing

Usage notesEdit

  • Used especially of comedic performances featuring embarrassing or pretentious incompetence.