Definition of 'white-knuckle'
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But if this is all too much of a white-knuckle experience there are rides for all ages. The Sun (2010)All around the world theme parks compete to build the scariest white-knuckle rollercoaster rides of all. Times, Sunday Times (2007)When it happened a second time we knew we were in for a white-knuckle ride. FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)It has been a white-knuckle ride. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The future King was in fits of laughter as he clung to this white-knuckle fairground ride. The Sun (2006)It's a white-knuckle thrill ride and the best sightseeing trip on earth combined. Times, Sunday Times (2007)For policymakers, it has been a white-knuckle ride. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Its gleaming new timbers still manage to look old-fashioned and quaint and a world away from modern white-knuckle rides. The Sun (2015)
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