What does 'Clutch play' mean?
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.
Contributor: Steve Greene
Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
- Play for keeps
- Play havoc
- Play hard to get
- Play with fire
- Play the fool
- Play hooky
- Play fast and loose
- All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy
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