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Definition of "razor-edge" []

  • A keen, razor-like edge; hence, any situation which is precarious and close to the verge of destruction: as, to stand on the razor-edge or razor's edge. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "razor-edge" in a sentence
  • "I frequented bars, stayed razor-edge thin, and was sort-of although I could be mistaken dating a drummer from a band called Otis Coyote."
  • "He drew it forth - it was fully two feet long -- and, to demonstrate its razor-edge, sliced a sheet of newspaper into many ribbons."
  • "The blade of the hatchet had been ground to razor-edge."