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last word

noun

Definition of LAST WORD

1
:  the final remark in a verbal exchange
2
a :  the power of final decision
b :  a definitive statement or treatment <this study will surely be the last word on the subject for many years>
3
:  the most advanced, up-to-date, or fashionable exemplar of its kind <the last word in sports cars>

Examples of LAST WORD

  1. <a swimsuit that is the last word in sportswear this season>

First Known Use of LAST WORD

1563

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categorical Hear it
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