Synonyms for close call
- close shave
- close squeeze
- close thing
- hairbreadth escape
- heart stopper
- narrow escape
- narrow squeak
- near go
- near miss
- near squeak
- near thing
- tight squeeze
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CLOSE CALL
The reaction to the close call might not come till hours later.
They're all well now, 'cept Jake, and he'll come out all right, but we had a close call.
“It was a close call for me, Jerry,” said Harry, with a shudder.
Joel shivered, remembering the close call he had had from losing the game.
So he learnt the trade, and then he was all right—but it was a close call.
He'd had a close call, you see, and had what Garth called a change of heart.
He's a goodish shot, that Navajo son of a gun; that was a close call.
Close call, old top, he said cheerfully to his horse, as he patted him on the neck.
That was a close call, said Jack, as he limped up to the others.
Lee had a close call too when he was pulled overboard, put in Skeets.