cinch cinch  /ˈsɪntʃ/


  1. (n) any undertaking that is easy to do
  2. (n) stable gear consisting of a band around a horse's belly that holds the saddle in place
  3. (n) a form of all fours in which the players bid for the privilege of naming trumps
  4. (v) tie a cinch around
  5. (v) make sure of
  6. (v) get a grip on; get mastery of


  1. Recipe of the Week: Try this old-fashioned buttermilk treat

    These popsicles have a lemony taste, with a bit of mint, and are a cinch to make.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

  2. Texans adopt NFL’s new policy disallowing opaque bags bigger than a hand

    The Texans announced they have adopted the NFL’s new stringent policy on what sorts of bags can be brought into the stadium on gameday. From the release: “Prohibited items include, but are not limited to: purses larger than a clutch bag, coolers, briefcases, backpacks, fanny packs, cinch bags, luggage of any kind, seat cushions, computer bags and camera bags or any bag larger than the ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Houston Chronicle

  3. NFL to limit bags brought into stadiums

    Banned items will include purses larger than a clutch bag; coolers; briefcases; backpacks; fanny packs; cinch bags; seat cushions; luggage; computer bags; and camera bags or any bag larger than the permissible size.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Tennessean


  1. "When the ball is moving and the guys are making the open shots it makes everything else seem like a cinch," said Tim Duncan, who scored 11 points - more than 10 points below his career average against the Hornets. "It's great to have nights...
    on Dec 23, 2006 By: Tim Duncan Source: USA Today

  2. "Bad hops are part of the game," said Chipper Jones, who drew a four-pitch walk to begin the seventh. "I know everybody feels like it was a cinch double play, but balls take bad hops all the time, and it gave us an opportunity and we cashed...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Chipper Jones Source:

  3. "It was never a lead-pipe cinch," Ford said. "It was a calculated business risk but I believe it paid off. I was somewhat surprised and gratified to see it did the business that it did. It was successful in almost every market. The first time...
    on Oct 3, 2008 By: Harrison Ford Source: San Jose Mercury News

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