What Does CLUTCH Mean?

CLUTCH means "An Unlikely Victory or Success."

CLUTCH is a term used widely in sport and online gaming to refer to "An Unlikely Victory or Success." A CLUTCH is usually a defining move or play that seals victory against the odds. Athletes or players that achieve a CLUTCH are sometimes said to be "In the CLUTCH."

The term CLUTCH originated in sports commentary and is now widely used in gaming. CLUTCH is also used more widely, to refer to any outcome that seemed unlikely (e.g., getting a date with a particularly attractive person, achieving an unexpectedly good exam result, or a reflexive reaction that prevents a glass falling to the floor).

CLUTCHING is effectively the opposite of CHOKING (Failing under pressure).

Summary of Key Points

"An Unlikely Victory or Success" is the most common definition for CLUTCH on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:An Unlikely Victory or Success
Type:Word (Slang)
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Example of CLUTCH Used in a Text

Using CLUTCH on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, and Tinder)


See Also

adr (address, all due respect, average damage per round, adverse drug reaction) bno (big / boys night out, british national overseas) boc (british overseas citizen, but of course) botn (back of the net) botc (british overseas territories citizen) bpp (black panther party, british protected person) ftv (for the victory) gnoc (get naked on camera) gwas (game was a success) ru18 (are you 18?) tdtm (talk dirty to me) wyrn (what's your real name?)