An aviation term which has gained mainstream usage to describe the unfortunate event of two planes flying so close within an airspace that a passenger of one plane can be heard asking why the passenger of the other is getting steak for dinner.
Due to an aircontroller's ineptitude, the two flights to LAX were in a near miss situation.
by sheila in the car December 19, 2009
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an almost successful pickup
Ted was so close to hooking up with Amy, then he blew it with a stupid remark. She's another near Miss of his.
by Oerzzz January 13, 2010
Someone that is so close to being a spa.
Ali is a dense fucker. Man, he must have been a near miss.
by Paul Ramsden June 08, 2005