Idiom: 'Touch-and-go'

What does 'Touch-and-go' mean?

Meaning: If something is touch-and-go, it is very uncertain; if someone is ill and may well die, then it is touch-and-go.


If something is touch-and-go, the result is uncertain and could be good or bad.

  • Category: General
  • Contributed By: Visitor

Idioms similar to 'Touch-and-go'

All idioms have been editorially reviewed, and submitted idioms may have been edited for correctness and completeness.

If you have a question about idioms, ask us about it in our Idioms Discussion Forum.

If you know of an idiom that you would like to be listed here, please use our online form to suggest an idiom.

See also: