Definition Of clasp


a device with interlocking parts used for fastening things together.

a handbag with a golden clasp

an embrace.

They were so close their bodies were touching, embraced in a clasp .

fasten (something) with a small device, typically a metal one.

one modest emerald clasped her robe

grasp (something) tightly with one's hand.

he clasped her arm

Example Of clasp

  • A General Service medal with a clasp bearing the campaign's name will be struck.

  • a gold bracelet with a turquoise clasp

  • a handbag with a golden clasp

  • A white kilt was wrapped around his waist, with a large gold clasp in the front.

  • At each shoulder was a silver clasp in the shape of a star.

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