Definition of cliff-hang in English:

cliff-hang

verb

  • no object To be in a dramatic or exciting situation having a strong element of suspense. In early use also: to perform in a cliffhanger in a dramatic work.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Time. From cliff + hang, after cliffhanger, cliff-hanging.

Pronunciation

cliff-hang

/ˈklɪfˌhaŋ/