cliffhanger, cliff-hanger

finale sospeso, episodio mozzafiato; cfr. suspense

English-Italian dictionary of foreign words. 2014.

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  • Cliff Hanger (video game) — For the video game based on the Sylvester Stallone film, see Cliffhanger (video game). For the pricing game featured on the gameshow The Price Is Right, see Cliff Hangers (The Price Is Right pricing game). Cliff Hanger Arcade flyer of Cliff… …   Wikipedia

  • cliff-hanger — /klif hang euhr/, n. 1. a melodramatic adventure serial in which each installment ends in suspense in order to interest the reader or viewer in the next installment. 2. a situation or contest of which the outcome is suspensefully uncertain up to… …   Universalium

  • Cliff-hanger — Cliffhanger ist heute hauptsächlich assoziiert mit Fernsehserien, Seifenopern, selten mit planvoll fortgesetzten Kinofilmen. Der Begriff steht für den hängenden Ausgang einer Handlung auf ihrem Höhepunkt am Ende einer Episode, Fragen offen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cliffhanger (disambiguation) — Cliffhanger may refer to: Cliffhanger ending, a plot device in works of fiction Cliffhanger (ride), an amusement park ride Cliffhanger (comics), an imprint (brand name) of the comic book publisher Wildstorm Cliffhanger (film), a 1993 action film… …   Wikipedia

  • cliffhanger — ☆ cliffhanger or cliff hanger [klif′haŋ΄ər ] n. 1. an early type of serialized film in which each episode ended with a suspenseful climax, as the hero hanging from a cliff 2. any highly suspenseful story, situation, etc. cliffhanging adj. cliff… …   Universalium

  • cliffhanger — ☆ cliffhanger or cliff hanger [klif′haŋ΄ər ] n. 1. an early type of serialized film in which each episode ended with a suspenseful climax, as the hero hanging from a cliff 2. any highly suspenseful story, situation, etc. cliffhanging adj. cliff… …   English World dictionary

  • Cliffhanger — For other uses, see Cliffhanger (disambiguation). Poster of the 1914 Perils of Pauline , which popularized the term cliffhanger in the medium of film A cliffhanger or cliffhanger ending is a plot device in fiction which features a main character… …   Wikipedia

  • Cliffhanger — Clịff|han|ger 〈[ hæŋə(r)] m. 3〉 spannungsgeladenes Ende einer Fernseh od. Radiofolge, das auf die Fortsetzung neugierig macht [engl., eigtl. „Superthriller“] * * * Clịff|han|ger […hɛŋɐ], Clịff|hän|ger, der; s, [engl. cliff hanger = Thriller,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Cliffhanger (video game) — For the video game released by Stern Electronics in 1983, see Cliff Hanger (video game). Cliffhanger Developer(s) Malibu Interactive …   Wikipedia

  • cliffhanger — noun a) An ending or stopping point calculated to leave a story unresolved, in order to create suspense. Once upon a time the movie mecca teamed with redskins, and all of them made good livings in the many horse operas and cliff hanger serials of …   Wiktionary

  • Cliffhanger (ride) — The Cliff Hanger is a ride that is very popular, and is seen at most amusement parks and wealthy traveling shows. The ride is for the intent of simulating hang gliding. Contents 1 Design Of Ride 2 The Ride s Travel Path 3 Operation …   Wikipedia

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