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From the Japanese Gitaigo word girigiri. Pronounced geeree-geeree.
"By the skin of your teeth" "really close call" "a sticky situation" "Just made it" "Just barely" All these expressions describe the meaning of giri-giri.
I was walking down the street and the car drove by so close to me it was giri-giri.

We packed the elevator so full it was giri-giri.

by Jaffrin Setsu July 18, 2006
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