Dictionary.com

anticlimactic

[ an-tee-klahy-mak-tik, -kluh-, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn ti klaɪˈmæk tɪk, -klə-, ˌæn taɪ- /
Save This Word!

adjective
of, like, pertaining to, or expressing anticlimax.
QUIZ
GOOSES. GEESES. I WANT THIS QUIZ ON PLURAL NOUNS!
Test how much you really know about regular and irregular plural nouns with this quiz.
Question 1 of 9
Which of the following nouns has an irregular plural form?

Origin of anticlimactic

First recorded in 1895–1900; anti + climactic

OTHER WORDS FROM anticlimactic

an·ti·cli·mac·ti·cal·ly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use anticlimactic in a sentence

FEEDBACK