Definition of cringe-inducing in English:

cringe-inducing

adjective

informal
  • Cringeworthy.

Pronunciation

cringe-inducing

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

Origin

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