Cliffhanging (adjective)

Extremely suspenseful, uncertain, or dangerous, as if one were hanging over a cliff.


Late 19th century. from cliff + hanging.


  1. The cliffhanging finale of the movie had the audience on the edge of their seats.
  2. The cliffhanging decision of the judge was finally announced.
  3. The cliffhanging scene in the book kept the reader turning the pages.
  4. The cliffhanging rescue mission was a nail-biting experience.
  5. The cliffhanging situation was resolved in the end, but not without drama.
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