The Online Slang Dictionary
(American, English, and Urban slang)

Login     Register     Forgot password     Resend confirmation

Definition of cringeworthy

cringeworthy

adjective

  • so embarrassing as to cause a cringe reaction.
    His attempt to get the bartender's phone number was cringeworthy.

    Last edited on Jul 27 2012. Submitted by Anonymous on Apr 24 2012.

+Add a definition for this slang term

More info:

Interactive stats:

Related words

Slang terms with the same meaning

None found.

Slang terms with the same root words

None. How about some random words?

Definitions include: Ecstasy (MDMA).
Definitions include: people.
Definitions include: to focus at length on a negative subject or emotion.
Definitions include: toilet tissue.
Definitions include: a sleeveless female's shirt with thin straps, that has a low neckline, one that makes a girl look easy.
Definitions include: to perform a vasectomy.
Definitions include: Usually means automatically or concurrently complete one action without stopping the first action, i.e. on the fly online Help means that you don't have to stop using a software program in order to use the online Help.
Definitions include: nose.
Definitions include: the yaoi pairing of Jonghyun and Key from the Korean boy band SHINee.
Definitions include: not consuming alcohol, cigarettes, marijuana and other illegal drugs; and also not engaging in premarital sex.

How common is this slang?

Don't click the following.
I use it(4)  
No longer use it(0)  
Heard it but never used it(0)  
Have never heard it(2)  

How vulgar is this slang?

Average of 7 votes: 22%  (See the most vulgar words.)


Least vulgar  
  Most vulgar

Your vote: None   (To vote, click the pepper. Vote how vulgar the word is – not how mean it is.)


Least vulgar  
  Most vulgar

Where is this slang used?

Logged-in users can add themselves to the map. Login, Register, Login instantly with Facebook.


Link to this slang definition

To link to this term in a web page or blog, insert the following.

<a href="http://onlineslangdictionary.com/meaning-definition-of/cringeworthy">cringeworthy</a>

To link to this term in a wiki such as Wikipedia, insert the following.

[http://onlineslangdictionary.com/meaning-definition-of/cringeworthy cringeworthy]

Some wikis use a different format for links, so be sure to check the documentation.