Meaning of “anticlimax” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C, U ] uk us /ˌæntiˈklaɪmæks/ US  /ˌæntaɪ-/

a disappointing experience, often one that you thought would be exciting before it happened or one that comes after a more exciting experience:

After so much preparation, the party was a bit of an anticlimax.

(Definition of “anticlimax” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)