Main definitions of wincingly in English

: wincingly1wincingly2

wincingly1

adverb

  • See wince

    • ‘The pilot was wincingly painful to watch as it was littered with a laugh track and poorly written jokes.’
    • ‘This is a very funny play, and also a wincingly painful one.’
    • ‘Mind you, I wouldn't mind not hearing some of the local ads, which can be wincingly bad.’
    • ‘While wincingly memorable and undoubtedly made by an historic personage, it has no historical significance in the sense we understand.’
    • ‘A Scots comedian's wincingly accurate portrayal of life inside the corridors of power depicting a downtrodden minister and a bullying spin doctor has already received widespread acclaim.’

Main definitions of wincingly in English

: wincingly1wincingly2

wincingly2

adverb

See wince

Pronunciation

wincingly

/ˈwɪnsɪŋli/