Definition of 'on tenterhooks'
Example sentences containing 'on tenterhooks'
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Elizabeth had the knack of keeping her admirers on tenterhooks, as Crook well knew. STAGE FRIGHTFor the remainder of their stay in Vienna, Bettina was on tenterhooks. DREAMS OF INNOCENCEPresumably on tenterhooks for the return of their lords and masters. NIGHT SISTERS
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Used Rarely. on tenterhooks is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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