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last hurrah

noun

Simple Definition of last hurrah

  • : a last effort, production, or appearance

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of last hurrah

  1. :  a final often valedictory effort, production, or appearance <his unsuccessful Senate run was his last hurrah — R. W. Daly>

Origin of last hurrah

from The Last Hurrah (1956) by Edwin O'Connor †1968 American novelist


First Known Use: 1966


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