- something sure or easy: This problem is a cinch.
- a person or thing certain to fulfill an expectation, especially a team or contestant certain to win a sporting event: The Giants are a cinch to win Sunday's game.
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The gauntlet style cuff with elasticized wrist and cinch will help keep water, snow, and cold air from entering the glove.Best winter gloves: Our picks for touch screen gloves, ski gloves, and more|PopSci Commerce Team|February 2, 2021|Popular-Science
That said, their low profile heads make it easier to clean under furniture, and some come with the option to convert them into a handheld, making cleaning car interiors and stairs a cinch.Best vacuum cleaner: How to tidy up fast|Charlotte Marcus|January 14, 2021|Popular-Science
No matter how much riding experience you have, it’s a cinch to handle.Five Off-Road Vehicles to Look Forward to in 2021|Wes Siler|January 1, 2021|Outside Online
If they do not arrive too early, highs in the mid-60s should be a cinch.D.C.-area forecast: Cool sunshine today, but it turns milder Friday and Saturday|David Streit|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Any restaurant with a sustained fame ends up becoming a set, of sorts, and on that front, Sotto Sotto cinched it.The Fiery Death of Sotto Sotto, Toronto’s Celebrity Hotspot|Shinan Govani|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For example, some Kaftan-inspired dresses with flowing silhouettes were paired with belts which cinched the waistline.Chloé Spring/ Summer 2014: Modern Exoticism|Liza Foreman|September 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A standout was a seductive black trench with a cinched waist.Lanvin Spring/ Summer 2014: All That Glitters|Liza Foreman|September 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
After all, the Vatican experts had predicted that a short conclave meant that one of the two frontrunners had cinched the deal.An Argentine Runner-Up Gets the Catholic Church’s Top Job|Barbie Latza Nadeau|March 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They had measurements of what her waist size was when she was cinched in and corseted.Sally Field on Whether Mary Lincoln Was Bipolar, Oscars & More|Ramin Setoodeh|December 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I swung down from my horse on the brink of the creek, cinched the saddle afresh, and rolled a cigarette.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
The bag went over my head quickly and was cinched so tight at the throat that I choked and threw up my freegan pizza.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
Johnston and his partner cinched the hogs on in good shape, while the Dutchman hung to the mule.
They were duly cinched, and the horse turned loose to join the train.
My teeth, a-chatter with cold, kept me awake, till I cinched a handkerchief around my chin.The Trail of '98|Robert W. Service