1. 1〔危険な〕risky
    • きわどい賭けをする
    • make a risky wager
    • きわどいまねをする
    • take a big chance/run a risk/attempt a chancy maneuver
  1. 2〔すれすれの〕close
    • きわどい勝負
    • a close game
    • まさにきわどいところで助かった
    • We had a very narrow escape.
    • 第1試合は際どいところで勝った
    • They just barely won the first game.
    • きわどいタイミングで間に合う
    • make it 「just in the nick of time [by the skin of one's teeth]
    • きわどい判定
    • a questionable [debatable] decision
  1. 3〔卑猥ひわいな〕indecent
    • きわどい話
    • a highly suggestive story/〔わい談〕an indecent story
    • きわどい冗談
    • 「an off-color [a raw] joke