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noun [countable/uncountable] anticlimax pronunciation in American English /ˌæntiˈklaɪˌmæks/
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  1. something that is not as exciting as you expected it to be so that you feel disappointed
    The day had proved something of an anticlimax.
    a feeling of anticlimax

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 anticlimax pronunciation in American English /ˌæntiklaɪˈmæktɪk/ adjective


a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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