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
极少使用。在柯林斯辞典中， tenterhooks 属于使用频率排在后 50% 的词语之一。
tenterhooks 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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