Clutch play meaning

What does the saying 'Clutch play' mean?

Idiom: Clutch play

Meaning:

If an activity is referred to as a clutch play, it means that the activity was the key to the success or failure of the venture. For instance, a clutch play in a baseball game may be striking out a batter with the bases loaded.

Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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