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  • adjective A presentation of the phrase "this close" that intentionally omits the space between the words to demonstrate the degree of closeness; so close as to have no intervening space.


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  • thisclose, n. Very close.

    The Atlantic, March 2015:

    They chase him, shoot him, and both get thisclose to being fatally stabbed/hatcheted.

    May 27, 2015