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English definition of “cringe-making”

cringe-making

adjective     /ˈkrɪndʒˌmeɪ.kɪŋ/ UK informal
describes someone or something that is so bad that you feel embarrassed: Then there were his cringe-making attempts at humour.Embarrassing
(Definition of cringe-making adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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