Home

Cite

Synonyms of parlous

Adjective


1. parlous, perilous, precarious, touch-and-go, dangerous (vs. safe), unsafe

usage: fraught with danger; "dangerous waters"; "a parlous journey on stormy seas"; "a perilous voyage across the Atlantic in a small boat"; "the precarious life of an undersea diver"; "dangerous surgery followed by a touch-and-go recovery"

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.

See also: parlous (Dictionary)