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Definition of by the skin of (one's) teeth

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Other terms relating to 'by':

Definitions include: See five by five.
Definitions include: acronym for "by the way".
Definitions include: eventually.
Definitions include: general exclamation.
Definitions include: by oneself.
Definitions include: strictly following procedure.
Definitions include: an execution carried out with firearms shot from a moving vehicle.
Definitions include: fine, good, okay.
Definitions include: adjective.
Definitions include: to have the advantage in a situation.
Definitions include: to be in a very good position in life, business, etc.
Definitions include: it is usually defined as "definitely not, no way etc."
Definitions include: saved by last-minute intervention.

Other terms relating to 'of':

Definitions include: a worthless person.
Definitions include: sexual activity.
Definitions include: a good estimate.
Definitions include: a little crazy
Definitions include: of lower than average intelligence.
Definitions include: "not all there".
Definitions include: skittish.
Definitions include: an impressive.
Definitions include: an impressive.
Definitions include: many.
Definitions include: better than all that.
Definitions include: the best.
Definitions include: something or someone cherished above all others.
Definitions include: a fictional location used to denote a place that is very remote.
Definitions include: very early in the day.

Other terms relating to 'skin':

Definitions include: to annoy.
Definitions include: between to or more people, to smack palms as a sign of congratulations or mutual celebration.
Definitions include: to have sex.
Definitions include: to have sex with someone, any type of sexual intercourse.
Definitions include: no problem/burden
Definitions include: to perform fellatio.
Definitions include: masturbating (male only).
Definitions include: masturbating (female).
Definitions include: to show unclothed skin.
Definitions include: a cigarette rolling paper.
Definitions include: to defecate.
Definitions include: to reprimand severely.
Definitions include: sister.
Definitions include: a pornographic film.
Definitions include: penis.

Other terms relating to 'teeth':

Definitions include: used to denounce someone who has overly small and or crooked teeth. origin: Kentucky.
Definitions include: acronym for "kiss my teeth".
Definitions include: to tell a big lie.
Definitions include: no problem/burden
Definitions include: to smile.
Definitions include: gapped or messed up teeth.
Definitions include: a soft, sticky, mat-like film attached to the surface of teeth causing the sensation of having spun yarn in one's mouth.

Other terms relating to 'the':

Definitions include: walking, generally as opposed to driving.
Definitions include: interrogation.
Definitions include: extremely intoxicated
Definitions include: information.
Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: a good estimate.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: inclusive.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: with the amount of time left to finish a task rapidly disappearing.
Definitions include: of a male, to urinate.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: meaning caring about everything.
Definitions include: extremely popular.
Definitions include: taking a passive role.

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