Resources > Japanese Dictionary

擦れ擦れ, すれすれ

  • suresure

Definition

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • grazing
  • skimming
  • almost touching
  • passing within inches
  • being within a whisker
  • shaving close

Definition

  • barely
  • just
  • narrowly
  • by a slim margin

Examples of 擦れ擦れ,すれすれ in a Sentence

自動車すれすれに通った
The car just shaved the corner.
飛行機墜落する地面すれすれ飛んだ
The airplane skimmed the ground before it crashed.
飛行機管制塔すれすれ飛んだ
The plane buzzed the control tower.
終電すれすれところ間に合った。
I was just in time for the last train.

Related Study Lists

There's Nothing Here Yet!

Nobody has created a related Study List yet. Create one now to help build your vocabulary quickly.

Learn Japanese Online

Start Learning Japanese Now

Get Started
The Nihongo Master Podcast

Want to learn Japanese on the go?

Download our podcast to get all of our episodes featuring free Japanese lessons, news, and entertainment.

Download Now