Meaning of touch and go
touch' and go'
- a precarious or delicate state of affairs: It was touch and go there for a while during the operation.
- quick action or movement: the touch and go of city traffic.
Pronunciation: (tuch'un-gō'), [key]
- risky; precarious: a touch-and-go descent down the mountain.
- hasty, sketchy, or desultory.