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  • n. The quality or ability to perform when the pressure is at its climax.

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Examples

  • Experimentation: I think that in order to test a player's "clutchness", if I can invent a word, we should first settle upon a reasonable definition of "clutch".

    Mets Geek

  • Conclusion: Whether "clutchness" in general is perceived or real, it's clear that Paul Lo Duca has performed better in situations that I have classified as being of the

    Mets Geek

  • That was where the 'clutchness' came from, the realization that he had about how much he hated failure and how much he feared failure. "

    FanHouse

  • Eli: His clutchness has been much discussed, so let's talk about his pocket presence, which has improved by leaps and bounds in the last two years.

    Greg Hanlon: That Was Sweet: Week 2: Giants 33 -- Cowboys 31

  • What follows is a funny and revealing look at kicking clutchness and the psychology of playing a position in which you're only as good as your last big miss.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Will the President lead the charge and prove his clutchness by showing he has vets' backs in real, meaningful ways that transcend words?

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Instead of measuring clutchness, it would instead show whether a player is picking spots to steal that are more advantageous.

    Athletics Nation

  • Sure, she only made four bogeys all week, with three coming in the final round, and Katherine Hull was an absolutely cruel lip-out away on 17 from a playoff, but it came down to clutchness, and her final putt on the 72nd hole was exactly why she seems to be winning all these big tournaments.

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

  • Hey, sorry to bag on Shane, (not really) but I'm pretty sure that clutchness is not ...... well.,

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

  • Instead, the majority of the talk in this city revolves around McNabb's inbability to win the big one, around his lack of clutchness, his lack of character, his lack of cajones.

    SteveSilver.net

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