Definition of death grip
1 : an extremely tight grip caused especially by fear
2 : hold 3b maintained their death grip on overseas markets
Examples of death grip in a sentence
He drove straight through the storm, never loosening his death grip on the steering wheel.
the cult leader had such a death grip on his followers that all orders were carried out without the slightest objection
First Known Use of death grip
DEATH GRIP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of death grip for English Language Learners
: a very tight hold on something
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