Meaning of scrinch in English:

scrinch

Pronunciation /skrɪntʃ/

verb

US
  • 1With adverbs. To squeeze or contract one's body into a crouched or huddled position; to huddle up; to crouch down; to squeeze over.

  • 2To distort or screw up (the face or features); to narrow (the eyes). Also without object. Frequently (and in earliest use) with up.

Origin

Late 19th century. Probably a variant of scringe.