cringe-making

cringe-making

(ˈkrɪndʒˌwɜːðɪ) or

cringeworthy

adj
informal Brit causing feelings of acute embarrassment or distaste
Translations

cringe-making

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THE nation's best-loved office workers are back, but for two nights only in a cracker of a cringe-making comedy.
The clunky dialogue didn't help, from the cringe-making London clubbers to the Kenyan bus drivers' worship of Jean Claude Van Damme.
The Post has a laugh on every page, but they're usually of a cringe-making nature, unfortunately.
It was Rodgers (above) who in that cringe-making documentary on Channel 5 - soon to be Liverpool's spiritual home - placed in envelopes the names of three players he predicted on the eve of his first game would let the team down.
Cringe-making comedy that would make the Brady Bunch blush.
Cringe-making adverts are often the most memorable, researchers claim.
After kissing House star Hugh Laurie, who was presenting the award, Winslet, 35, breathlessly launched into a cringe-making speech.
My son added to my embarrassment even further by downloading the cringe-making footage on Youtube.
Some of the contributions are measured and reasonable but the cringe-making melodrama and self-importance is overwhelming, with people losing the plot left, right and centre.
In this perfect antidote to all those cringe-making evenings trying to sparkle and impress a string of potential dates, Speed Hating gives you the opportunity to let vent and not give a damn about it.
David Walliams narrates while celebrity contributors such as Dom Joly, Tanni Grey-Thompson and Ben Miller poke fun at often cringe-making programmes from the past.
THE title of this three-CD box set would be synonymous for a lot of people with cringe-making, karaoke-fodder dross.