clincher clincher  /ˈklɪn tʃər/


  1. (n) an argument that is conclusive
  2. (n) a point or fact or remark that settles something conclusively
  3. (n) a tool used to clinch nails or bolts or rivets



  1. "At that time of the game, it seemed like every play could be the clincher," Boozer said.
    on May 5, 2007 By: Carlos Boozer Source: USA Today

  2. "Every big game we need him to play big, he plays big," teammate Joe Thornton said. "Just like last year, he scored the clincher for us. He did it again."
    on Apr 21, 2007 By: Joe Thornton Source: Forbes

  3. "The clincher for (pitching coach) John Farrell and myself is when we said if we're 100 percent and we don't need another pitcher, should he be here on the roster? The answer was yes," added Francona.
    on Jul 22, 2007 By: Terry Francona Source: Sports Network

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