Synonyms for Hairbreadth:


near (adjective)
close, adjacent, neighborhood, proximate, local, nearby, by, immediate, near.


hairbreadth (noun)
hair's-breadth, hair.
hazardous (noun)
unsafe, narrow, dangerous.
small margin (noun)

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Other relevant words:
unsafe, hair's-breadth, narrow, dangerous, hair.

Usage examples for hairbreadth

  1. The dull day improved the fun, for twilight reigned in most of the passages, and rendered many hairbreadth escapes possible. – The Manor House School by Angela Brazil
  2. For my own part I am sorry that these humble chronicles of three centuries or so of hairbreadth escapes are gone. – Ex Voto by Samuel Butler
  3. I gasped, raising myself and staring out of the window at my side in astonishment, as my mind gradually comprehended our hairbreadth escape from death. – Zarlah the Martian by R. Norman Grisewood