A technique for consuming powdered narcotics where the user pinches a standard dose between thumb and index finger which is then inserted into the desired nostril for quick and efficient snorting. The technique is particularly useful when club toilet facilities are substandard or queues are too large. The user can safely and inconspicuously pinch on a dance floor for immediate relief.
The quantity of substance to be snorted.
"That pinch got me wasted"
"Can I get a pinch of your ketamine"
Refers specifically to eviction from rented residential property for failing to pay rent.
Occasionally, landlords will warn their tenants who are behind on rent with this euphemistic term.
During the recession, lots of people cannot afford their rent, so they are being "pinched."
He is behind on his rent; therefore, he is facing "pinching."
According to some interpretations, the song "Pinch Me" by the "Barenaked Ladies" uses this term with this meaning. The narrarator is unemployed and cannot pay his rent, and he is resigning himself to his inevitable fate of homelessness.