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on thin ice

Definition of on thin ice

  1. :  in a dangerous situation :  in a situation that may cause one to get into trouble <In going against his father's wishes, he was (skating/walking) on thin ice.>



Word by Word Definitions

thinplay
  1. :  having little extent from one surface to its opposite

    :  measuring little in cross section or diameter

    :  not dense in arrangement or distribution

  1. : :  to make thin or thinner:

    :  to reduce in thickness or depth :  attenuate

    :  to make less dense or viscous

  1. :  in a thin manner :  thinly

  1. :  frozen water

    :  a sheet or stretch of ice

    :  a substance resembling ice

  1. :  to coat with or convert into ice

    :  to chill with ice

    :  to supply with ice


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