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cinch (plural cinches)
- A simple saddle girth used in Mexico.
- He found Andy morosely replacing some broken strands in his cinch, and he went straight at the mooted question. — B. M. Bower, The Flying U's Last Stand
- (informal) Something that is very easy to do.
- No problem ... it's a cinch.
- "We thought we had a cinch on getting out by way of this cord and so we followed that." — Major Archibald Lee Fletcher, Boy Scouts in the Coal Caverns
- (informal) A firm hold.
- You've got the cinch on him. You could send him to quod, and I'd send him there as quick as lightning. I'd hang him, if I could, for what he done to Lil Sarnia. — Gilbert Parker, The World For Sale,
- (something that is very easy to do): See also Wikisaurus:easy
something that is very easy to do
- To bring to certain conclusion.
- To tighten down.
- 1911, "I intend to cinch that government business." — Margaret Burnham, The Girl Aviators' Sky Cruise
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| Cardinal : cinch
Ordinal : cuint
cinch m (uncountable)