"You got everything the teacher wants?"
"Eh, it's close enough."
by PLAYERLXIV April 13, 2018
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When you are not totally satisfied with something but you don't want the other person to feel bad, so you just say "close enough" and drop it.
Nick: Hey dudes, blaze it.
John: But it's 4:21, we're a minute late.
Nick: Oh. well, now it's 4:22, so it's 4:20 too!
John: Umm... Well... Close enough.
by Zapalloman July 12, 2018
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Close enough is just enough for whatever like time blah blah blah
So is this backing Close enough. Ye
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Stopping work on a task without performing the extra steps necessary to complete it to a high standard of quality.
I didn't pull the weeds from around the garage, but the lawn looks close enough for government work.
by Geekzapoppin October 3, 2005
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A phrase used to describe the quality of work difference of that of private enterprise and the government.
BILL: I think we should start over, we did not do such a good job. Someone may get hurt.

WALTER: Don't worry, its close enough for government work.
by word genie October 2, 2005
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