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Definition of have one foot in the grave

have one foot in the grave

verb

  • to be near death.
    He looks like he has one foot in the grave.

    Last edited on May 12 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

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Other terms relating to 'foot':

Definitions include: a particularly large "camel toe".
Definitions include: someone or something that looks appealing from a distance, but within 50 feet their true appearance is evident.
Definitions include: police
Definitions include: Unready, incapable of responding to an assault.
Definitions include: acronym for "foot-long floater", i.e. a floating piece of feces that's a foot long.
Definitions include: A low class female with no standards (also known as hood rats)
Definitions include: to frequently put (one's) foot in (one's) mouth - i.e. say inappropriate things.
Definitions include: start working in a company at a low level, hoping to progress from there.
Definitions include: of multiple people, to have an unpleasant first meeting.
Definitions include: to make an initial small step towards gaining entrance to something (a job, a university, a relationship.)
Definitions include: a style of riding skateboards, snowboards, etc. with one's right food forward.
Definitions include: to frequently drive fast.
Definitions include: to have sex.
Definitions include: statement of disbelief.
Definitions include: the visible cleft of the outer labia under tight clothing.

Other terms relating to 'grave':

Definitions include: shortened form of swear on (one's) mother's grave.
Definitions include: to make a strong promise.
Definitions include: to make a strong promise.

Other terms relating to 'have':

Definitions include: "The answer to your question is obviously 'yes'."
Definitions include: for every bad thing that happens, there's something positive about it.
Definitions include: acronym for "good luck, have fun".
Definitions include: acronym for "have a great summer".
Definitions include: acronym for "Have a nice day."
Definitions include: a person who was once famous or successful, but is no longer.
Definitions include: a person who has been a lesbian but now lives a heterosexual lifestyle.
Definitions include: to take advantage of.
Definitions include: to have a ball, e.g. a great time.
Definitions include: to have a a problem or grudge with someone.
Definitions include: to reveal information that one shouldn't.
Definitions include: a promiscuous woman.
Definitions include: to be very skilled in a particular area.
Definitions include: See blast.
Definitions include: to have a grudge to discuss.

Other terms relating to 'in':

Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: involving everyone or everything.
Definitions include: doing something emphatically.
Definitions include: no chance.
Definitions include: something easy.
Definitions include: at some time before the present.
Definitions include: having resumed an activity that one had previously stopped performing.
Definitions include: included.
Definitions include: clitoris.
Definitions include: to intrude.
Definitions include: See barge in.
Definitions include: visible mucus in one's nostrils.
Definitions include: acronym for "be back in a bit", i.e. "I will return in a short amount of time."
Definitions include: never.

Other terms relating to 'one':

Definitions include: "goodbye".
Definitions include: a "Long Island Ice Tea" (also called a "Long Island Iced Tea") which is a strong alcoholic mixed drink.
Definitions include: the best.
Definitions include: to get fouled in basketball and make the basket
Definitions include: to defecate; "poop".
Definitions include: to go back to the beginning.
Definitions include: $1,000.
Definitions include: to die or to get killed.
Definitions include: "buy one get one" free.
Definitions include: to fight.
Definitions include: to defecate.
Definitions include: a beer.
Definitions include: to masturbate.
Definitions include: to masturbate, typically used in the case of men
Definitions include: a question that is difficult to answer.

Other terms relating to 'the':

Definitions include: the real information or the proof, instruction, the know how, where, when, and why about something or someone.
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: having an opinion or belief prior to it becoming common or popular.
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.

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