Part of speech:
The definition of precarious is something dependent on forces or circumstances outside one's control.
Not safe; dangerous.
Marked by danger; perilous.
(Scot.) Bringing good luck
Characterized by unforeseen or hidden hazards; dangerous or deceptive:
Giving safety; reducing danger or harm
Involving or fraught with danger or risk:
Inconstant in purpose, or volatile in behaviour.
Free from danger or injury; undamaged or unhurt:
Free from risk of loss; safe:
Uninjured or not seriously injured:
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 perilous. In this page you can discover 29 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for perilous, like: precarious, dangerous, risky, unsafe, jeopardous, venturous, adventurous, hazardous, uncertain, parlous and hairy.