n. A rock climbing term for a handhold that is best gripped sideways, with the thumb and the other four fingers on opposite sides of the hold.
v. To use a pinch hold.
Frustrated first-timer: How the hell am I supposed to use this hold?
Annoyed belayer: Just pinch it!
Frustrated first-timer: What does that even mean?
Scott: Hey do you have any beta for that route you just sent?
John: Yeah, see that pinch near the first bolt? It's easier if you go for it with your left hand.
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