verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of clinch
OTHER WORDS FROM clinchclinch·ing·ly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH clinchclench, clinch
Words nearby clinch
Example sentences from the Web for clinch
Notably, a 6-turn clinch knot and a 5-turn improved clinch also came in at 96%, but only if they were tied with extreme care.
That touched me, the clinch that suggested he wanted to share a portion of his life with his oldest friend.
Only the finest vintages and producers will clinch the deal.
The video was directed by Danny Clinch and features footage of Hurricane Sandy, atomic explosions, and rising water levels.Robin Thicke, Jay Z & More Best Music Videos of the Week (VIDEO)|Victoria Kezra|August 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The photos were shot by Danny Clinch in the Salisbury House museum in Des Moines, Iowa.Lululemon Targets Men; Willie Nelson Fronts John Varvatos Campaign|The Fashion Beast Team|July 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Rabin government went on to clinch a first-ever peace deal with the Palestinians.
The twit, Guy Clinch, is the unlucky father of Marmaduke, an 18-month-old prodigy of domestic mayhem.
A gentle breath from heaven makes the basket decline a little and the ropes creak against the hardwood clinch blocks.The Real Latin Quarter|F. Berkeley Smith
Our natural impulse now is to slightly clinch our teeth when we shake our heads to mean “no.”The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various
Could the people of the Clinch and Holston have felt the same confidence, they would have spared themselves much nagging.
And so step by step the devil thrust him into desperation, and strove thereby to clinch the hopelessness of his estate.Julian Home|Dean Frederic W. Farrar
There would be small chance of another band raiding down the Clinch for some time at least.
British Dictionary definitions for clinch
- a nail with its point bent over
- the part of such a nail, etc, that has been bent over