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white-knuckle

white–knuckle

adjective white–knuck·le \ˈhwīt-ˈnə-kəl, ˈwīt-\

: showing, experiencing, or causing very strong feelings of fear, anxiety, etc.

Full Definition of WHITE-KNUCKLE

:  marked by, causing, or experiencing tense nervousness <a white–knuckle ride on a roller coaster> <a white–knuckle passenger>

Variants of WHITE-KNUCKLE

white–knuck·le also white–knuck·led \-kəld\

First Known Use of WHITE-KNUCKLE

1974

Rhymes with WHITE-KNUCKLE

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