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hand-to-mouth

hand–to–mouth

adjective \-ˈmath\

: having only enough money to survive

Full Definition of HAND-TO-MOUTH

:  having or providing nothing to spare beyond basic necessities <a hand–to–mouth existence>
hand to mouth adverb

First Known Use of HAND-TO-MOUTH

1748

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