Definitions for hair-trigger

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  1. hair trigger(noun)

    a gun trigger that responds with little pressure

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  1. hair-trigger(Noun)

    a trigger that will set off a firearm when even a very small pressure is applied

  2. hair-trigger(Adjective)

    unstable, in a situation that could be worsened by the slightest mistake

  3. hair-trigger(Adjective)

    easily angered, having a short temper

  4. Origin: compound hair + trigger


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