on the cusp

Definition of on the cusp

:at the point when something is about to change to something else
  • She is on the cusp of being a star.
  • on the cusp between childhood and adolescence
  • I was born on the cusp between Leo and Virgo.

Word by Word Definitions

cusp play
  1. : point, apex: such as

  2. : a point of transition (as from one historical period to the next) : turning point

  3. : either horn of a crescent moon


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