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Definition of a clutch

clutch

adjective

  • great; "awesome"; "cool".
                                                                                            

    Citation from "Nepotism", The Office (TV, 2010), Season 7 Episode 1 censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
    Pepsi is the clutchest chaser when drinking.

    Last edited on Apr 12 2013. Submitted by steph from WI, USA on Feb 16 2000.

  • helpful during a difficult situation or period of time. Something that "came through in the clutch", that is, came through in a difficult or trying time.
    That money you sent me was clutch.
    • See more words with the same meaning: helpful.

    Last edited on Dec 11 2002. Submitted by Brooklyn from New York, NY, USA on Dec 11 2002.

  • Essential
    Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Bautista delivers clutch double in win over Chicago Cubs" --http://sports.nati.

    Last edited on Sep 11 2014. Submitted by Anonymous on Sep 11 2014.

noun

  • a difficult or trying time. Often used in sports to describe a player or team's ability (or inability) to deliver when peak performance is needed.
    "Big-time players deliver in the clutch." Kurt Johnson, Roseville Press-Tribune.
    "David Wright has been wrong in the clutch for Mets." Peter Botte, NY Daily News.

    Last edited on Dec 11 2002. Submitted by Brooklyn from New York, NY, USA on Dec 11 2002.

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Definitions include: a member of a sports team who performs well in the clutch.
Definitions include: a metaphorical place suggesting a difficult situation or period of time.
Definitions include: to fail to perform "in the clutch" because of the pressure; the game was on the line and he clutched.

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