What does hair-trigger mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hair trigger(noun)

    a gun trigger that responds with little pressure


  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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hair-trigger in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hair-trigger in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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