AskDefine | Define clutches

Dictionary Definition

clutches n : the act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing" [syn: clasp, clench, clutch, grasp, grip, hold]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. Plural of clutch
  2. italbrac usually plural Grasp; possession; control.
    • Once the organization was in his clutches, her future there was bleak.


  1. Third person singular simple present of to clutch.

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