razor's edge

noun
variants: or razor edge

Definition of razor's edge

used in various phrases to refer to a dangerous position or a position in which two different things are carefully balancedHe's a thrill-seeker who likes living on the razor's edge.The country's future is balanced on a razor's edge.He walks a/the razor edge between humor and bad taste in his comedy.

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“Razor's edge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/razor%27s%20edge. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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