hair's breadth

noun

Definition of hair's breadth

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

Word by Word Definitions

hairplay
  1. :  a slender threadlike outgrowth of the epidermis of an animal

    :  one of the usually pigmented filaments that form the characteristic coat of a mammal

    :  the hairy covering of an animal or a body part

breadthplay
  1. :  distance from side to side :  width

    :  something of full width

    :  comprehensive quality :  scope


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