Definition of clenched in English:


Pronunciation /klenCHt/ /klɛntʃt/


  • 1(of the fingers or hand) closed into a tight ball.

    • ‘he struck the wall with his clenched fist’
    1. 1.1(of the teeth) pressed tightly together, especially with anger or determination or so as to suppress a strong emotion.
      • ‘his angry words were spat through clenched teeth’