Simple Definition of crunch time
: the most important time in a game, event, etc. : a critical moment
Full Definition of crunch time
: a critical moment or period (as near the end of a game) when decisive action is needed
Examples of crunch time
The team had trained well, but at crunch time they just couldn't perform.
<with only three minutes left in the game, it was definitely crunch time>
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Rhymes with crunch time
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