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cliff-hang

cliff-hang
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [klif hang]
    • /klɪf hæŋ/
    • /klɪf hæŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klif hang]
    • /klɪf hæŋ/

Definition of cliff-hang word

  • verb without object cliff-hang to wait eagerly for the outcome of a suspenseful situation or contest. 1

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Origin of cliff-hang

First appearance:

before 1935
One of the 8% newest English words
First recorded in 1935-40

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Parts of speech for Cliff-hang

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

cliff-hang popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 32% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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