Definition of Macguffin

1. Noun. (film) a plot element that catches the viewers' attention or drives the plot. "The McGuffin was a key element of Alfred Hitchcock's films"

Exact synonyms: Mcguffin
Generic synonyms: Plot Element
Category relationships: Celluloid, Cinema, Film



Definition of Macguffin

1. Noun. (narratology) A plot element or other device used to catch the audience's attention and maintain suspense, but whose exact nature has fairly little influence over the storyline. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Macguffin

Mabey bridges
Mabia
Mabire
Mable
Mabo
Mac.
MacAdam
MacArthur
MacBook
MacBooks
MacConkey agar
MacDonald
MacDowell
MacGillivray's warbler
MacGregor
MacGuffin
MacGuffins
MacGyver
MacGyvered
MacGyvering
MacGyvers
MacLeish
MacNeal's tetrachrome blood stain
MacNeicean
MacSpaunday
MacTavish
Mac 1
Mac Arthur
Macaca irus
Macaca sylvana

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