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"The other day I was really hungry but thought I had no money on me. Then I found five dollars in my jacket pocket--that was clutch."
by FtG January 08, 2006
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to perform under pressure
In the last few seconds of a close game, only a player with clutch can lead the team to victory.
by CPD September 28, 2003
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the crucial moment that comes between winning and losing

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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
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Conveniently awesome.
You are really craving a Dr. Pepper. You go to the fridge, there's one left. So CLUTCH.
by SuperHawk October 19, 2009
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coming in handy, just what was needed, essential or sweet
Mike: Good thing we packed the umbrella b4 we left
Cory: Yeah def dude, it came clutch
by P Meister August 10, 2004
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The assembly that engages and disengages a transmission. Performing successfully while under pressure. A group of baby birds. A ladies handbag. A grasp or hold.
Nice work with that clutch dumbass, that gear didn't need all those teeth anyway!
by numerator April 30, 2005
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