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happy end·ing

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  1. happy endingnoun

    A cliche conclusion in which all loose ends are tied up and all main characters are content. See also happily ever after.

  2. happy endingnoun

    A handjob, especially one after a massage.


  1. Happy ending

    A happy ending is an ending of the plot of a work of fiction in which almost everything turns out for the best for the protagonists, their sidekicks, and almost everyone except the villains. In storylines where the protagonists are in physical danger, a happy ending would mainly consist in their surviving and successfully concluding their quest or mission; where there is no physical danger, a happy ending is often defined as lovers consummating their love despite various factors which may have thwarted it; and a considerable number of storylines combine both factors. A Times review of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold strongly criticised John le Carré for failing to provide a happy ending, and gave unequivocal reasons why in the reviewer's opinion such an ending is needed: "The hero must triumph over his enemies, as surely as Jack must kill the giant in the nursery tale. If the giant kills Jack, we have missed the whole point of the story." A happy ending is epitomized in the standard fairy tale ending phrase, "happily ever after" or "and they lived happily ever after.". Satisfactory happy endings are happy for the reader as well, in that the characters he or she sympathizes with are rewarded. However, some consider this as not an ending, but an open path for a possible sequel. For example, at the end of The Lion King, Simba defeats Scar, becomes king, marries and has a daughter, Kiara, thus giving way to The Lion King II: Simba's Pride.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of HAPPY ENDING in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of HAPPY ENDING in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of HAPPY ENDING in a Sentence

  1. Chris Whipple:

    One of the problems is that nobody's in charge in the White House in the senior staff, (So-called) chaos management where you have senior advisers competing for the attention of the boss, that might work in some areas of the business world, but it cannot work in the White House, never has worked. We've seen this movie before. It's never a happy ending.

  2. Suseel Kumar Nandikotkur:

    It's simply superb, if he had not been there, I don't know. I'm sure it would not be a happy ending.

  3. Kent Chipman:

    It was a happy ending to a shitty war.

  4. Heribert Eisl:

    The avalanche happened on the northern side of the Dachstein, just under the entry point Rankluft, we mobilized all our staff, but unfortunately there was no happy ending. An avalanche in the Dachstein region of the Austrian Alps killed at least five hikers, authorities said. A separate avalanche hit the southern Carinthia region around noon, killing a 33-year-old police officer when a large piece of frozen snow struck him during an Alpine training exercise. The officer suffered such serious injuries that he died at the scene of the accident, Austrias Interior Ministry said in a statement.

  5. Leta Sanchez:

    This is a happy ending.

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  • Candace Laine
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    In sex, what dous a happy ending mean?
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a socially awkward or tactless act
  • A. rogue
  • B. slip
  • C. assault
  • D. witness

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