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.
(comparative more touch-and-go, superlative most touch-and-go)
- (idiomatic) attributive form of touch and go
- His touch-and-go condition kept his wife at the hospital for days.
- (aviation) A landing on a runway immediately followed by a takeoff without an intervening full stop.