from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who bites one's fingernails as a nervous habit.
- n. A situation marked by tense nervousness or apprehension, especially an athletic contest whose outcome is uncertain near its finish.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. one who bites or chews his or her fingernails
- n. a nervous or uncomfortable situation
- n. An engaging or exciting cliffhanger.
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