Part of speech:
Full of or involving peril; dangerous or risky.
Being able or likely to do harm.
Extreme or terrible:
Not safe; dangerous.
(Scot.) Bringing good luck
Characterized by unforeseen or hidden hazards; dangerous or deceptive:
Giving safety; reducing danger or harm
Based on uncertain, unwarranted, or unproved premises:
The definition of touch and go refers to an uncertain situation where an outcome is not clear and could change any minute.
Find another word for parlous. In this page you can discover 19 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for parlous, like: adventurous, venturous, risky, perilous, hazardous, dangerous, deadly, unsafe, chancy, jeopardous and treacherous.