Complete Definition of "close shave"

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Noun
close shave

  1. A shave that is very short or near the skin.

#:He used a new razor blade for a good, close shave.

  1. idiom A near accident or mishap; a dangerous or risky encounter or incident.

#:I had a close shave with somebody who pulled out in front of me on the road, but I swerved and managed not to hit him.

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