or cliff·hang

[ klif-hang ]
See synonyms for: cliff-hangcliff-hanging on

verb (used without object),cliff-hung, cliff-hang·ing.Informal.
  1. to wait eagerly for the outcome of a suspenseful situation or contest.

Origin of cliff-hang

First recorded in 1935–40

Words Nearby cliff-hang Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use cliff-hang in a sentence

  • From the jutting edge of this cliff hang enormous icicles from 75 to 100 feet in length.

    Mount Rainier | Various