miniclimax

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mini- +‎ climax

Noun[edit]

miniclimax (plural miniclimaxes)

  1. A minor climax.
    • 2007 August 27, Viv Bernstein, “As Playoffs Near, Edwards Is Gaining Momentum”, in New York Times[1]:
      BRISTOL, Tenn., Aug. 26 — The race to the playoffs is almost over in Nascar ’s Nextel Cup series, and the drama that usually makes the final few weeks of the regular season a miniclimax is oddly missing this time.