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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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Paper product used as a barrier against unwanted messes, such as the liner at the bottom of a bird cage.
Please put a New York Times under that before it gets all over the place.
by Phaedrus331 February 12, 2021
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Someone or something that is or makes you feel very awkward (embarrassed).
"Have you seen the new eppisode of htb popular?"
"Gosh, yes, it was so cringy..."
by anakinchem August 10, 2017
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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 Peaches❀ December 21, 2016
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john: did you hear about the kidnapping at school? its fine he woke up.
dave: bruh that was so cringy
john: your face is so cringy
dave: ...
by depressed_bin_chicken123 September 27, 2019
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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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