within a whisker of

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Definition of within a whisker of

: very close to She came within a whisker of getting fired.

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“Within a whisker of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/within%20a%20whisker%20of. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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