close shave

noun \ ˈklōs- , ˈklōsh- \

Definition of close shave

:a narrow escape

Examples of close shave in a Sentence

  1. I've had a few close shaves in my lifetime, but this one was the scariest.

  2. the passengers in the jeep had a close shave when a mine exploded just a few yards away

First Known Use of close shave

1834

close shave Synonyms

Synonyms
close call, near miss
Related Words
squeaker
Near Antonyms
misfire


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