verb (used with object)
Origin of razor
British Dictionary definitions for on the razor's edge
Word Origin for razor
Word Origin and History for on the razor's edge
late 13c., from Old French raseor "a razor" (12c.), from raser "to scrape, shave" (see rase). Razor clam (1835, American English) so called because its shell resembles an old folding straight-razor. Razor-edge figurative of sharpness or a fine surface from 1680s.
Idioms and Phrases with on the razor's edge
see sharp as a tack (razor).