Translation of "clench" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /klentʃ/ us

to close or hold something very tightly, often in a determined or angry way

apretar, agarrar
The old man clenched his fist and waved it angrily at us.
With a knife clenched in/between his teeth, he climbed up the tree to cut some coconuts.
‘Get out of here,’ she said through clenched teeth.

(Translation of “clench” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /klentʃ/

to close tightly together

He clenched his teeth/fist.

(Translation of “clench” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)