- 1notch something (up) (informal) to achieve something such as a win or a high score The team has notched up 20 goals already this season.
- 2notch something to make a small V-shaped cut in an edge or a surface Word Origin mid 16th cent.: probably from Anglo-Norman French noche, variant of Old French osche, of unknown origin.
BrE BrE//nɒtʃ//; NAmE NAmE//nɑːtʃ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they notch
BrE BrE//nɒtʃ//; NAmE NAmE//nɑːtʃ//he / she / it notches
BrE BrE//ˈnɒtʃɪz//; NAmE NAmE//ˈnɑːtʃɪz//past simple notched
BrE BrE//nɒtʃt//; NAmE NAmE//nɑːtʃt//past participle notched
BrE BrE//nɒtʃt//; NAmE NAmE//nɑːtʃt//-ing form notching
BrE BrE//ˈnɒtʃɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˈnɑːtʃɪŋ//