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Cringy is when something is just so unpleasant that it makes you literally cringe. This term is commonly used by the One Direction fandom when they are describing "carroty" things.
"Have you seen her tweet about Louis loving carrots?"
"OMG YEAH IT WAS SO CRINGY!!"
by eksb2014 January 14, 2014

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Someone or something that makes you embarrassed to be a part of the human race. Usually classified by seeing something and feeling extremely embarrassed, throwing your head back and closing your eyes to block your view of the cringy media, and biting your lip to keep in your scream of utter disgust. In some cases, a person viewing cringy media may also feel an almost unbearable feeling of wanting to kill themselves. You can usually tell when a person is viewing cringy media because their device (phone, tablet, anything that has access to the internet has access to this shitty media) is in their hands and they are closing their eyes and making a noise like "hnngh!" Either that, or they are severely constipated.
Some Person Who Honestly Believes Their A Cat: When people ask me how it feels to be a cat I ask them "how does it feel to be a human?"
People Around Her: Oh, my- HNNGH! THAT IS SOME REAL CRINGY STUFF, RIGHT THERE!
by ShadowHeart1 August 26, 2016

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Videos, pictures,and objects that make you scrunch your nose and hide your eyes from the teeth barring cringyness.
*watching Jacob Sartorius sweatshirt video*
Girl 1: Have you seen That sweatshirt video.
Girl 2: Omg yes it makes me want too drink bleach

Girl 1: I know. Its so cringy!!!
by Peachesā¤ December 22, 2016

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mostly used on musical.lys. Stuff like juju on that beat videos etc.
juju on that beat 's playing
Girl: starts dancing

Girl's friend: stop that's so cringy
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by Scarly Barly March 22, 2017

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A word to express the utter disgust of college students who show too much pda for the comfort of other students.
"Oh my gosh, that couple are so cringy. Can they stop grabbing each other for ten seconds? It's put me off my lunch now."
by KermoDeFrog March 16, 2017

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When something is so extremely awful that you physcally cringe.
Omg Taylor Starke's musical.ly's are soooo cringy.
by HaillenForever April 21, 2017

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A condition in which you are constantly cringing and want to kill yourself due to being bombarded by cringy people and/or things.
Girl 1: Have you seen Miranda Sings show on Netflix?
Girl 2: You mean Haters Back Off?
Girl 1: Yeah, oh my god it's so cringy.
Girl 2: Agreed. It only took watching the first episode to give me the cringies.
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by We_Feel_Fine March 31, 2017

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