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mcguffin meaning and definition

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Definition of McGuffin (noun)

  1. (film) a plot element that catches the viewers' attention or drives the plot
    • "the McGuffin was a key element of Alfred Hitchcock's films"
    • synonyms: MacGuffin
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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