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last gasp

Definition of last gasp

  1. :  a final attempt or effort made at the very end <This movie may be his last gasp as an actor.>



Word by Word Definitions

lastplay
  1. :  to continue in time

    :  to remain fresh or unimpaired :  endure

    :  to manage to continue (as in a course of action)

  1. :  a form (as of metal or plastic) which is shaped like the human foot and over which a shoe is shaped or repaired

  1. :  to shape with a last

  1. :  after all others :  at the end

    :  most lately

    :  in conclusion

  1. :  following all the rest

    :  being the only remaining

    :  belonging to the final stage (as of life)

  1. :  something that is last

gaspplay
  1. :  to catch the breath convulsively and audibly (as with shock)

    :  to breathe laboriously

    :  to utter in a gasping manner


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