clincher

Definitions of clincher
  1. noun
    a point or fact or remark that settles something conclusively
    synonyms: decisive factor
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    type of:
    causal factor, determinant, determinative, determiner, determining factor
    a determining or causal element or factor
  2. noun
    an argument that is conclusive
    synonyms: determiner, determining factor
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    type of:
    argument, statement
    a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true
  3. noun
    a tool used to clinch nails or bolts or rivets
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    type of:
    tool
    an implement used in the practice of a vocation
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