Meaning of cliff-hanger
Pronunciation: (klif'hang"ur), [key]
- a melodramatic adventure serial in which each installment ends in suspense in order to interest the reader or viewer in the next installment.
- a situation or contest of which the outcome is suspensefully uncertain up to the very last moment: The game was a cliff-hanger, but our team finally won.
- cliff-hanger (Thesaurus)