on the cusp

Definition of on the cusp

  1. :  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

  1. :  point, apex: such as

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

    :  edge, verge

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a brief usually trivial fact

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