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 Sugar (despite his beyond-contrived and cringe-making "jokes"), various contestants and, of course, Claude Littner's famous interviews, have given me a lot of pleasure over the years.
The many cringe-making situations in My Vibe, his new book of prose poems, land it into the long lineage of horny-guy maybe-autobiographical books like Henry Miller's Sexus trilogy and Philip Roth's Portnoy's Complaint.
Corbyn performs better than Ed Miliband in PMQs yet no-one said that Miliband was cringe-making.
Clean, decent shows with no smut, sex, nudity and general cringe-making eejits.
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.
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.