Translation of cinch in Spanish:


Pronunciation /sɪn(t)ʃ/


  • 1informal

    • 1.1(easy task)

      it's a cinch es pan comido informal
      • All this makes vote fraud a cinch.
      • What we learned at the time from some of the world's leading security experts was that breaking into even the most sensitive sites on the Internet was a cinch.
      • If you know the child well enough, buying that perfect gift is a cinch.
      • Question 5 will be a cinch if you are a bit of a telly watcher.
      • This is not the most sophisticated-looking dish but it's a cinch to prepare and tastes terrific.
      • You would think that occupying my time would be a cinch.
      • It made broadcasting from Antarctica seem like a cinch.
      • Running both Germany and UK will be a cinch for her.
      • With this lemonade concentrate in the refrigerator, making a cold drink is a cinch.
      • Writing is hard work; talking is a cinch.
      • As Bayard reminded me, it was a cinch to find it on the internet.
      • It was a cinch getting insurance for me because I was 30, even though I had never driven unaccompanied.
      • For people intimidated by new technology, even this process is a cinch!
      • The club is located just around the corner, so getting there is a cinch.
      • Cleaning silicone toys is a cinch: you can boil them or throw them in the dishwasher.
      • For real poor people this should be a cinch; a real work-from-home opportunity.
      • You would think that it would be a cinch to give an exciting or glamorous, or appropriately poetic, account of 36 hours in Rome.
      • Once I met the challenge of getting there for under $500, keeping costs down was a cinch.
      • It's a cinch to make your own ‘convenience-type’ food.
      • Life should be a cinch for a wine-loving pop star.

    • 1.2US (certainty)

      it's a cinch that she'll get the part (de) fijo que le dan el papel informal
      • He was a cinch to cast as the wicked wizard Jafar in Aladdin.
      • After a lackluster performance, it was a cinch for the judges to send him home.
      • Al Hirschfeld had not only made it to 99, he seemed a cinch to hit 100.
      • Seemingly every palazzo had a party, but the winner was a cinch.
      • How many times have we seen horses who look like cinches get beat?
      • Just treat me nice, Omnus, and you'll be a cinch to win that position.
      • At the time, Hull had racked up 27 goals and he seemed a cinch to break his own record of 50 goals set in 1962.

  • 2US

    cincha feminine
    • Tack is not defined, but presumably means saddle and bridle and normal accessories, such as girths, cinches and saddle pads.
    • Use clean tack, saddle pads, and cinches / girths, and make sure your saddle fits your horse.
    • John's completed saddles are 100% ready to ride with their custom mohair cinches, latigo and stirrups.
    • How about a more traditional stock saddle, with a hand-tooled leather skirt and a rope cinch?
    • Sometimes I would throw a stirrup over a saddle to tighten the cinch.
    • Kemp walked to his horse, tightened the cinch on his saddle and walked it past men standing around talking.
    • As she tightened the cinch of the saddle again she swore she wasn't going to go back to the cabin just yet.
    • Adam had checked his cinch then stepped into the stirrup before swinging on to the chestnut stallion.
    • She didn't slide up into the saddle, she jerked the cinch and used her spurs before I'd even pitched.
    • A wet cinch was a damned nuisance, and the soaked saddle fenders weren't adding to the pleasure of the night.
    • Adam swung his saddle onto Sport's back and bent to tighten the cinch.
    • After quickly brushing Mesa, I began to saddle him up, carefully tightening the cinch.
    • Coby's great uncle tightened the cinch and put a boot in the little mare's saddle stirrup.
    • He tightened up his cinches and stepped back aboard.

transitive verb

  • 1

    • After cinching the saddle tightly around the donkey's belly, she adjusted the balance of the baskets.
    • He gave her one look before he finished cinching the saddle.
    • The stable man worked quickly, putting a velvet saddle blanket on, then the saddle, which he cinched securely.
    • Joshua cinched the girth on his horse's saddle, pulling it tight and swinging upon the animal's broad back with ease.
    • He instructed me on how to correctly place the saddle and cinch it up.
    • She cinched it up pretty tight and went to get the bridle.
    • He was throwing the saddle over the back of the big black horse and was cinching it down as I peppered him with questions.
    • The saddle had been girthed and cinched tight to him.
    • As soon as I come out of the show ring I have to immediately cinch up the saddle.
  • 2informal

    (make sure of)
    • But the decision was cinched by an email from my 10-year-old niece.
    • Susie's domination here, however, cinched her first-place victory and secured her a place in fitness history as the only three-time winner.
    • This quote is what cinches my position.
    • That cinched it: I knew I was going to college because I couldn't exactly give up a scholarship, right?
    • I guess it was being born on a Friday that cinched it for me.
    • I took her hands and we did a walkaround, and she smiled back at me and the deal was cinched.
    • Each time she came so close, but just couldn't cinch it.
    • If you need further convincing, perhaps this will cinch the deal.
    • Okay Mark, that cinches it: You have no taste in music.
    • The night I came home to find my CD player broken and all my wine drunk cinched it.