Synonyms of parlous in English:



  • archaic or humorous the parlous state of the industry
    bad, dire, dreadful, awful, terrible, appalling, frightful, grave, serious, desperate, precarious, uncertain, touch-and-go, difficult, unsafe, perilous, dangerous, risky;
    informal dicey, hairy, lousy
    British informal dodgy, chronic
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