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hairbreadth

adjective

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showing little difference in the standing of the competitors
  • a hairbreadth victory, but a victory nevertheless

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hairbreadth

noun
variants: or hairsbreadth

Synonyms & Antonyms of hairbreadth (Entry 2 of 2)

a very small distance or degree
  • just missed the bull's-eye by a hairbreadth

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The first known use of hairbreadth was in 1561

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“Hairbreadth.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hairbreadth. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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