a narrow squeak Brit.
- a narrow squeak Brit.informalan escape or victory that is narrowly achieved.→ narrow
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a narrow squeak — ► a narrow squeak Brit. informal something that is only narrowly achieved. Main Entry: ↑squeak … English terms dictionary
narrow — adjective (narrower, narrowest) 1》 of small width in comparison to length. 2》 limited in extent, amount, or scope. 3》 barely achieved: a narrow escape. 4》 Phonetics denoting a vowel pronounced with the root of the tongue drawn back so as to… … English new terms dictionary
squeak — [skwēk] vi. [ME squeken, prob. akin to ON skvakka, to gurgle] 1. to make or utter a short, sharp, high pitched sound or cry 2. [Informal, Chiefly Brit.] to act as an informer; squeal vt. 1. to utter or produce in a squeak 2. to cause (a door, etc … English World dictionary
narrow — adj., n., & v. adj. (narrower, narrowest) 1 a of small width in proportion to length; lacking breadth. b confined or confining; constricted (within narrow bounds). 2 of limited scope; restricted (in the narrowest sense). 3 with little margin (a… … Useful english dictionary