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cliff–hanger

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of cliff–hanger

  1. something (as a close contest) that induces much suspense as to its outcome <finally, a Super Bowl game that turned out to be a real cliff-hanger> Synonyms cliff-hanger, hair-raiser, suspenser, thrillerRelated Words photo finish, squeakerNear Antonyms yawner; blowout




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