Definition of Under the wire

1. Adverb. (context: horse racing) Across the finish line. ¹

2. Adverb. (idiomatic) At the last minute; before the deadline; barely on time; nearly late. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Under The Wire

under the cosh
under the covers
under the gun
under the impression
under the influence
under the knife
under the microscope
under the pump
under the radar
under the rose
under the rug
under the sun
under the table
under the weather
under the wire (current term)
under the yoke
under tow
under water
under way
under weigh
under wraps
under wraps(p)

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