anticlimactic


an·ti·cli·mac·tic

adjective \-klī-ˈmak-tik, -klə-\

Definition of ANTICLIMACTIC

:  of, relating to, or marked by anticlimax
an·ti·cli·mac·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Variants of ANTICLIMACTIC

an·ti·cli·mac·tic also an·ti·cli·mac·ti·cal \-ti-kəl\

First Known Use of ANTICLIMACTIC

1831

Other Literature Terms

apophasis, bathos, bildungsroman, bowdlerize, caesura, coda, doggerel, euphemism, poesy, prosody

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