(also nail biter)
A situation causing great anxiety or tension: a nail-biter of a victory
More example sentences
- And, speaking of nail-biters, the mission begins.
- Apart from rooting interest, the games were explosive nail-biters, swollen with drama, and all a sports fan could hope for.
- The Canada-Sweden game that followed was also a nail-biter, but Sweden controlled the second half and put a couple in late to get a well-deserved win.
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