clincher[ klin-cher ]SEE DEFINITION OF clincher
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CLINCHER
The movie-maker was in his element now, delivering the clincher in an argument.
This proved a clincher, and the lumbermen changed the subject.
Late in 1813, appeared the “Book of Wonders,” “in five parts,” and it was a clincher.
The last remark was intended as a clincher to settle the affair.
She paused, then, for clincher, threw out: He dines here to-morrow.
Theres a clincher for you, Harry said; the treasure is here all right.
After that clincher there was no doubt about it—we were in La Belle France all right, all right!
This was a clincher, and the sceptic joined in the laugh at his own expense.
"You're a convoluted mule," returned the ghost, tapping the enameled wall with his knuckle, as a clincher to his assertion.
The fourth bar re-states the clincher, but at a lower pitch, as by one who is quite satisfied that he has convinced his adversary.
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