The ability to perform well on a certain activity at a particular moment, despite external pressures, influences or distractions.
Carly was clutch when she pulled off a perfect grade on her biochem exam, despite having March Madness going on for weeks prior.

One of Michael Jordan's reasons for being the GOAT is due to clutch shooting in a do-or-die situation.
by floja May 30, 2011
Clutch; - Perfect, Exactly what is needed, (also used like "score" or "awesome", as an exclamation.)
ie; "Thank god there is a gas station right there, were almost on empty bro"

"Clutch!"

ie; "Dude I just found $30 in my pocket! Hella clutch!"
by JustinOBuchanan March 9, 2014
On manual transmissions, the clutch is a mechanical device--operated by the clutch pedal--that engages and disengages the engine from the transmission so that you can change gears, idle without moving, etc. It generally consists of a clutch disc, a pressure plate, and a flywheel.
Dennis pushed in the clutch pedal as he shifted from third to fourth gear.
by DejaVuMan December 31, 2018
n.
the crucial moment that comes between winning and losing

adj.
being able to perform under extreme pressure
Kobe can only sink 3's in the clutch

(Derived from the clutch mechanism in a manual car, where perfect timing can mean the difference between a launch and a stall)
by Hav February 27, 2004
Conveniently awesome.
You are really craving a Dr. Pepper. You go to the fridge, there's one left. So CLUTCH.
by SuperHawk October 20, 2009
Clutch; - Perfect, Exactly what is needed, (also used like "score" or "awesome", as an exclamation.)
ie; "Thank god there is a gas station right there, were almost on empty bro"

"Clutch!"

ie; "Dude I just found $30 in my pocket! Hella clutch!"
by JustinOBuchanan March 9, 2014
Announcer: "Bottom of the 11th, bases loaded, Nelson Cruz up to bat."

Announcer 2: "WALK OFF GRAND SLAM NELSON CUZ!!"

Viewer 1: "WOOOAHHHHH NELLY!!"

Viewer 2: CLUTCH
by Saintwhodat October 13, 2011