borderline case

borderline case
Synonyms and related words:
aliene, bedlamite, blind bargain, chance, contingency, crackbrain, crackpot, dement, demoniac, double contingency, energumen, fanatic, flake, fou, gamble, guess, idiot, kook, loon, loony, lunatic, madman, maniac, meshuggenah, noncompos, nut, open question, phrenetic, piece of guesswork, question, raving lunatic, screwball, sight-unseen transaction, toss-up, touch and go, undecided issue, wager, weirdo

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  • borderline — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun PREPOSITION ▪ on the borderline ▪ music on the borderline between sacred and secular ▪ She s on the borderline between a first and second class honours degree. (BrE) ▪ borderline …   Collocations dictionary

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