Definitions for hairsbreadthˈhɛərzˌbrɛdθ, -ˌbrɛtθ, -ˌbrɛθ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hairs•breadthˈhɛərzˌbrɛdθ, -ˌbrɛtθ, -ˌbrɛθ(n.; adj.)

or hair's-breadth

  1. Ref: hairbreadth.

Origin of hairsbreadth:

1575–85

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hair's-breadth, hairsbreadth, hair, whisker(noun)

    a very small distance or space

    "they escaped by a hair's-breadth"; "they lost the election by a whisker"

Wiktionary

  1. hairsbreadth(Noun)

    a very short distance or a very small amount (as is the width of a hair)

  2. Origin: hair's + breadth

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