Thesaurus

hairbreadth escape

phrase

Synonyms & Antonyms of hairbreadth escape

a barely successful escape from something undesirable
  • The surfer made a hairbreadth escape from the shark.

Synonyms for hairbreadth escape

Words Related to hairbreadth escape

Phrases Synonymous with hairbreadth escape

Near Antonyms for hairbreadth escape

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about hairbreadth escape

Cite this Entry

“Hairbreadth escape.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hairbreadth%20escape. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

Comments on hairbreadth escape

What made you want to look up hairbreadth escape? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Here Be Dragons: A Creature Identification Quiz

  • monster werewolf photo
  • Which is a synonym of werewolf?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!