Top definition
It describes a situation which has a fancy climax but with a simple ending. For example, if an author spend a whole page writing how he/she struggled to catch the fish and say in the end, "then I let the fish go," them it is anticlimactic.
The ending of this movie was very anticlimactic.
by Little Mushroom November 27, 2015
Get the mug
Get a anticlimactic mug for your dad Trump.
Oct 3 Word of the Day
I couldn’t care less (but one must keep up appearances, right?)
Frenemy has a family tragedy. "Thoughts and prayers."
by November 05, 2018
Get the mug
Get a Thoughts and prayers mug for your sister-in-law Yasemin.
A dull or disappointing ending or result.
Mike: I'll get the last kill of the round!
*kills an enemy*
*game ends*
Mike: That was anticlimactic.
by agreensnowman June 17, 2014
Get the mug
Get a Anticlimactic mug for your cousin Bob.
something that causes disapointment
the even was very anticlimactic
by pudding11 April 26, 2006
Get the mug
Get a anticlimactic mug for your buddy Abdul.
the opposite of building to a climax. instead, making potentially rising ideas and energy steady, or falling.

relating to a person's tone of voice; sounding dull, less enthusiastic, or normal tone in cases of excitement.
Sarcasm would be an example of being anticlimactic.

"Oh WOW! that sounds soooo...exciting..."
"That was sure anti-climactic"
by BRL~BP October 28, 2009
Get the merch
Get the anticlimactic neck gaiter and mug.
Series of events having unimpressive ending
A: Have you seen game of thrones finale?
B: Yeah.
A: What do you think of it?
B: It was anticlimactic.
by BreaktheWhee...series May 20, 2019
Get the merch
Get the Anticlimactic neck gaiter and mug.
causing disappointment at the end of an exciting or impressive series of events.
"it was an anti-climactic finish to the match"
by Debx January 18, 2020
Get the merch
Get the anti-climactic neck gaiter and mug.