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cliff-hanger

cliff-hang·er (cliff·hang·er)

cliff-hanger (cliffhanger)

 
pronunciation:
klIf haeng r
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a closely contested game or event, whose outcome is in doubt until the very end.
definition 2: a dramatic production, esp. a serial, in which the audience is held in suspense at the end of each installment.
derivation: cliff-hanging (cliffhanging) (adj.)