wince at

(redirected from wince)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

wince at something

to shrink back because of something, such as pain. She winced at the pain but did not cry out. After he had just winced at the pain for a while, he finally screamed.

wince at

v.
To shrink or tense up involuntarily in response to something that causes pain, distress, or discomfort: I winced at this month's phone bill.
References in periodicals archive ?
e-con Systems, acknowledged by Microsoft as Windows Embedded Gold Partner has 10 MCTS professionals and a sole MVP in South Asia, giving a sought after support with work experience ranging since WinCE 3.
Her trainer Henry Cecil described Wince as ''a pleasure to train''.
According to the companies, terminals based on Microsoft's WinCE 6 platform provide more powerful multimedia processing and will serve as a platform for application-oriented enterprise and residential solutions based on embedded devices.
Wince has not raced since finishing slightly lame after her attempt to add the Irish 1,000 Guineas to her Newmarket win saw her finish fifth at The Curragh in May.
Noseda is ''more than hopeful'' that Wannabe Grand, beaten only half a length behind Wince in the fillies' Classic, can reverse the placings.
History is against Wince - no Newmarket Guineas winner has yet followed up at the Curragh - but she looks double special.
The filly Wince, who's been in sparkling form on the gallops since landing Newbury's important Fred Darling Stakes, is fancied to beat her large number of Newmarket rivals in what looks like an open race this year.
No doubt, the form of the race falls way short of the Classic benchmark, but Wince showed a turn of speed between horses to win it and Cecil rates her good enough to represent Prince Khalid Abdulla, whose Rainbow High took the concluding Levy Board Seventh Race Handicap, on Sunday May 2, unless Andre Fabre has a better filly to run instead.
The exciting prospect of the winners of the English, French, and Irish 1,000 Guineas - Wince, Valentine Waltz, and Hula Angel - all taking each other on has been ruled out after trainer Henry Cecil yesterday revealed that his Newmarket heroine would miss the race.
Nearly four lengths adrift of Wince when sixth in the Sagitta 1000 Guineas early in the month, she came out on top this time to add to her trainer and jockey's success with Nicer six years ago.
Barry Hills' Hula Angel (16-1), only sixth to Wince in the Sagitta 1000 Guineas at Newmarket three weeks ago, easily overturned the form, scoring by a neck from Mick Channon's Golden Silca with Dazzling Park third.
Wince residues in clay jars and a wine-marking apparatus document that people produced the fermented beverage almost half a millennium earlier than experts thought, says Patrick E.
Cloakware supports DTCP-IP on Windows XP and Vista on x86 platforms, and will support numerous CE device platforms including Linux, WinCE and Symbian operating systems on ARM, MIPS and x86 chipsets by year-end 2006.
Wince and Wannabe Grand - one-two in the 1,000 Guineas at Newmarket - are bracketed by both Ladbrokes and the Tote, who respectively make the pair 7-2 and 4-1.
MosChip Semiconductor will be supporting its latest high performance bridge solution with complete software support including embedded firmware, drivers for Windows 98, 2000, XP and Vista as well as Wince, Linux and MacOS, and evaluation boards and copy-ready schematics.