hair's breadth

noun

Definition of hair's breadth

: a very small distance or amount : very close He came within a hair's breadth of winning the race. often used before another nouna hairbreadth escape

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“Hair's breadth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hair%27s%20breadth. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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