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
<a swimsuit that is the last word in sportswear this season>
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Rhymes with last word
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