- 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.
verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for cinch
No matter how much riding experience you have, it’s a cinch to handle.
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
For example, some Kaftan-inspired dresses with flowing silhouettes were paired with belts which cinched the waistline.
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 got him down to the ground, took off his belt, and cinched it tightly around his biceps to stop the bleeding.Send Bin Laden the Bill: Dakota Meyer on His Return From Afghanistan|Dakota Meyer|September 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Cinched waists, one-shouldered dresses and balloon shoulders were likewise big at Michael Kors.
He'll buck if he's cinched too tight or gets too much to eat, an' he ain't fit for a lady to ride, nohow.Hope Hathaway|Frances Parker
When the last saddle was cinched up, Custer gave the word "forward," and the party moved out of the timber.The Ranche on the Oxhide|Henry Inman
Sawtell seemed inclined to talk while he cinched up Las Vegas.The Lone Ranger Rides|Fran Striker
The new rider for the Slash Lazy D saddled and cinched a bronco which no longer took an interest in the proceedings.The Fighting Edge|William MacLeod Raine
The last of September and the first of October saw the pennant "cinched," so far as we were concerned.A Ball Player's Career|Adrian C. Anson