Definition of razor-thin in English:


Syllabification: ra·zor-thin


  • 1Extremely thin: razor-thin slices of salmon
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    • The area around your pinky is where you'll start hunting for the razor thin crescent moon.
    • She began to slowly tear the leaf along the razor thin veins.
    • The heat sears my head in razor thin strips between tight parcels of foil.
  • 1.1(Especially of a margin of victory) very slim; barely achieved: a razor-thin margin of eight votes
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    • The profit margin for small scale hosting is razor thin.
    • He won his 2002 election with a razor-thin margin.
    • In the initial returns, Mr. Siegelman appeared to have won by a razor-thin margin.

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