A situation of being very or uncomfortably close to someone or something: living in close quarters with people engaging the enemy at close quarters
More example sentences
- It seemed a little strange, at first, living at such close quarters to Julie.
- Though our spirits were high, nerves were growing raw in such close quarters.
- Living in such close quarters and facing daily dangers engendered a sense of great camaraderie at the Airfield.
For editors and proofreaders
Syllabification: close quar·ters
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.