Translation of "clench" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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clenchverb [ T ]

uk /klentʃ/ us /klentʃ/

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

(常指坚决或生气地)捏紧,握紧,咬紧
The old man clenched his fist and waved it angrily at us. 那老头紧握着拳头,气哼哼地向我们挥舞着。
With a knife clenched in/between his teeth, he climbed up the tree to cut some coconuts. 他嘴里紧咬着一把刀,爬上树去割椰子。
"Get out of here," she said through clenched teeth. “滚出去,”她咬牙切齿地说。

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