Meaning of cringe-inducing in English:

cringe-inducing

Pronunciation /ˈkrɪn(d)ʒɪnˌdjuːsɪŋ/ /ˈkrɪn(d)ʒɪnˌdʒuːsɪŋ/

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adjective

informal
  • Cringeworthy.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in The Washington Post. From cringe + inducing.