Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To open (something tightly closed).
  • v. To disengage (a clutch, etc.).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To open, as something closely shut.
  • transitive v. To disengage, as a clutch.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To open, as something clutched, clenched, or closely shut.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ clutch

Examples

  • Also, it's a little silly to call Johan "unclutch" based solely on his own high standards in "low leverage" situations.

    Baseball Analysts

  • While I don't believe Reyes is "unclutch", it cannot be denied that he has struggled in September the last two seasons.

    Mets Geek

  • Rivera being "unclutch" for his career was a surprise, thought it's only at -0.12 per season.

    MVN

  • The sky won't fall, the pearl clutchers will unclutch, and we'll be one step closer to being a normal state.

    Afternoon Fizz: Privatizing Liquor Sales May be on Fall Ballot « PubliCola

  • Or in unclutch situations, for that matter, since Bonds hasn't played all year.

    "Brain dead Caribbean hitters hacking at slop nightly"

  • Tagged with the reputation as an unclutch performer - much of it derived from back-to-back postseason series against Atlanta in the early 1990s - Bonds got the Giants going early.

    National League – Major League Baseball - San Francisco vs. Atlanta

  • What a thing is sin; what a devil and master of devils is it, that it should, where it takes hold, so hang that nothing can unclutch its hold, but the mercy of God and the heart-blood of his dear Son.

    The Riches of Bunyan

  • Do you not see how the fingers of his left hand clutch and unclutch?

    The Lion's Brood

  • My examples that unclutch hitting exists in fantasy baseball.

    The Hardball Times

  • I'd rather have Melky, a guy who PLAYS every day and can make an impact on the field everyday than Javier Vazquez who only pitches once out of every 5 days and has proven nothing but unclutch in the American league.

    The LoHud Yankees Blog

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