- The definition of a clincher is a point or moment that settles a contest or decision.
An example of a clincher is a game that secures a baseball team's position in the World Series.
clincher definition by Webster's New World
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a person or thing that clinches; specif., a conclusive or decisive point, argument, act, etc.
clincher definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- One that clinches, as:a. A nail, screw, or bolt for clinching.b. A tool for clinching nails, screws, or bolts.
- Informal A point, fact, or remark that settles something conclusively; a decisive factor.
clincher - Business Definition
An inducement offered by a salesperson to a potential customer in order to complete a sale. For example, a timeshare salesperson may offer an extra discount or free membership in a vacation club if an agreement is signed on the same day as the sales presentation.