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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [sinch]
    • /sɪntʃ/
    • /sɪntʃ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sinch]
    • /sɪntʃ/

Definitions of cinch word

  • singular noun cinch If you say that something is a cinch, you mean that you think it is very easy to do. 3
  • noun cinch an easy task 3
  • noun cinch a certainty 3
  • noun cinch a band around a horse's belly to keep the saddle in position 3
  • noun cinch a firm grip 3
  • verb cinch to fasten a girth around (a horse) 3

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Origin of cinch

First appearance:

before 1855
One of the 30% newest English words
1855-60, Americanism; < Spanish cincha < Latin cingula girth, equivalent to cing(ere) to gird + -ula -ule

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Parts of speech for Cinch


cinch popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 80% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

cinch usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for cinch

noun cinch

  • piece of cake — a sweet, baked, breadlike food, made with or without shortening, and usually containing flour, sugar, baking powder or soda, eggs, and liquid flavoring.
  • cakewalk — If you say that something is a cakewalk, you mean that it is very easy to do or achieve.
  • snap — to make a sudden, sharp, distinct sound; crack, as a whip; crackle.
  • breeze — A breeze is a gentle wind.
  • duck soup — something that is easy to do or accomplish: Fixing the car will be duck soup for anyone with the right tools.

verb cinch

  • bind — If something binds people together, it makes them feel as if they are all part of the same group or have something in common.
  • restrain — to hold back from action; keep in check or under control; repress: to restrain one's temper.
  • fix — to repair; mend.
  • gird — to gibe or jeer at; taunt.
  • tighten — make more snug or secure

adjective cinch

  • possible — that may or can be, exist, happen, be done, be used, etc.: a disease with no possible cure.
  • snapper — any of several large marine food fishes of the family Lutjanidae.
  • at ease — If you are at ease, you are feeling confident and relaxed, and are able to talk to people without feeling nervous or anxious. If you put someone at their ease, you make them feel at ease.
  • easy — not hard or difficult; requiring no great labor or effort: a book that is easy to read; an easy victory.
  • troublesome — causing trouble, annoyance, or difficulty; vexatious: a troublesome situation; a troublesome person.

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