HyperDic: mcguffin

English > 1 sense of the word McGuffin:
NOUNcognitionMcGuffin, MacGuffin(film) a plot element that catches / catches the viewers' attention or drives the plot
McGuffin > pronunciation
Soundsmahgah'fahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > McGuffin: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
Meaning(film) a plot element that catches / catches the viewers' attention or drives the plot.
SynonymMacGuffin
Categoryfilm, cinema, celluloidA medium that disseminates moving pictures
Broaderplot elementA component or element of the plot of a story
CatalanMacGuffin, McGuffin

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