Definition of too close for comfort
- That bus came a little too close for comfort!
- When we went out for drinks together, I realized we were getting too close for comfort.
: besides, also
: to an excessive degree : excessively
: to such a degree as to be regrettable
: to move so as to bar passage through something
: to block against entry or passage
: to deny access to
: a coming or bringing to a conclusion
: a conclusion or end in time or existence : cessation
: the concluding passage (as of a speech or play)
: an enclosed area
: the precinct (see precinct 2a) of a cathedral
: a narrow passage leading from a street to a court and the houses within or to the common stairway of tenements
: having no openings : closed
: confined or carefully guarded
: in a close position or manner
: to give strength and hope to : cheer
: to ease the grief or trouble of : console
: strengthening aid:
: assistance, support
: consolation in time of trouble or worry : solace
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