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nail–biter

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noun nail–bit·er \ˈnāl-ˌbī-tər\

Simple Definition of nail–biter

  • : something (such as a game or movie) that causes people to feel nervous because the ending is not known until the final moment

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of nail–biter

  1. :  something (as a close contest) that induces tension or anxiety

nail–biting play \-tiŋ\ adjective

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