Synonyms of from hand to mouth in English:

from hand to mouth


See definition of from hand to mouth

phrase

1‘they live from hand to mouth—from one benefit day to the next’

SYNONYMS

precariously, from day to day, not knowing where one's next meal is coming from, uncertainly, insecurely, in poverty, meagrely

improvidently

British on the breadline

ANTONYMS

securely, without financial worries