- The definition of touch and go refers to an uncertain situation where an outcome is not clear and could change any minute.
An example of touch and go is when a person is in the hospital and not stabilized and it is unclear whether he will pull through or not.
touch-and-go definition by Webster's New World
touch-and-go definition by American Heritage Dictionary
touch-and-go - Cultural Definition
Uncertain or precarious: “The doctors told the patient that, even though her disease was in remission, from now on it was touch and go.”