Definitions of clutch:
  • noun:   a coupling that connects or disconnects driving and driven parts of a driving mechanism
  • noun:   a pedal that operates a clutch
  • noun:   a number of birds hatched at the same time
  • noun:   a tense critical situation
    Example: "He is a good man in the clutch"
  • noun:   a collection of things or persons to be handled together
  • noun:   the act of grasping
  • verb:   affect
  • verb:   take hold of; grab
    Example: "She clutched her purse"
  • verb:   hold firmly, usually with one's hands
    Example: "She clutched my arm when she got scared"

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