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So a "cringe attack" is basically when someone sees something that makes them cringe inside or outside.

There are 10 tiers of cringe attacks.
Tier 1 - When someone cringes inside because of something really cringy.
Tier 2 - When someone cringes inside and maybe a little bit outside in the form of flailing their body.
Tier 3 - When someone cringes outside by shaking rapidly or flailing their arms quite fast.
Tier 4 - When someone cringes outside a lot by making weird movements for 1-2 minutes.
Tier 5 - When someone cringes outside to the point of climbing things and jumping off. Can lead to serious injury.
Tier 6 - When someone cringes outside so much that they might chase and injure the person that did the cringy thing.
Tier 7 - When someone cringes outside that may lead to personal injury and can lead to fainting for 2-4 hours.
Tier 8 - When someone cringes outside so much that it can lead to a coma that could last days.
Tier 9 - When someone cringes outside so much that they spaz out and their eyes roll to the back of their head. The cringe being could take over this person.
Tier 10 - This is the ultimate cringe attack and can lead to death pretty easily, but more often, the person is fully taken over by the cringe being for the rest of their sad, miserable life.
I had a tier 4 Cringe Attack when my friend told me they would start a Rolblox youtube channel.
by SteelRhino June 19, 2018
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When you remember an embarrassing moment in your life that you caused and you either cringe, hit yourself in the face or flail your arms because of it.
Dan: Yeah cool. *cringe attack*
Phil: Are you okay Dan?
Dan: .... *still flailing arms*
Phil: Oh your having a cringe attack.

... or something along those lines
by wholockianturns2page394 October 14, 2013
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To feel massively ashamed of past actions that you have personally done so that the suffered embarrassment tricks your body that you're about to have a heart attack. It is followed by episodes of further awkwardness and feeling uncomfortable for the rest of the day.
I looked at my yearbook today

And are you feeling nostalgic?

Not all dude.. the way I used to dress and my haircut were so awful it gave me a cringe attack
by flotrslv July 16, 2014
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When you see something so stupid or so cringy, that you have no option but to face-palm and die a little inside.
"Did you see all of those feminists and Donald Trump posts last night?'"

"Yeah, it made me have a cringe attack."
by Random redneck 1 August 14, 2016
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