cliffhanging

cliff-hanging

[klif-hang-ing]
adjective
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a cliff-hanger: a cliff-hanging vote of 20–19.
Also, cliffhanging.


Origin:
1935–40, Americanism

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cliff-hang

[klif-hang]
verb (used without object), cliff-hung, cliff-hanging. Informal.
to wait eagerly for the outcome of a suspenseful situation or contest.
Also, cliffhang.


Origin:
1935–40

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cliffhanger (ˈklɪfˌhæŋə)
 
n
1.  a.  a situation of imminent disaster usually occurring at the end of each episode of a serialized film
 b.  the serialized film itself
2.  a situation that is dramatic or uncertain
 
'cliffhanging
 
adj

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