Meaning of flinching in English:

flinching

Pronunciation /ˈflɪn(t)ʃɪŋ/

adjective

  • Making a quick, nervous movement as an instinctive reaction to fear, pain, or surprise.

    • ‘he gave a flinching sideways glance, as if he were about to be reprimanded’

noun

mass noun
  • The making of a quick, nervous movement as an instinctive reaction to fear, pain, or surprise.

    • ‘there can be no flinching in the face of our duty’