Definition of cinch noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//sɪntʃ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//sɪntʃ//
    [singular] (informal)
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  1. 1something that is very easy synonym doddle The first question is a cinch.
  2. 2(especially North American English) a thing that is certain to happen; a person who is certain to do something He's a cinch to win the race.
  3. Word Originmid 19th cent. (in sense 2 of the verb): from Spanish cincha ‘girth’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cinch

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