as late as

Definition of as late as

  1. :  as recently as —used in referring to a time that one thinks is surprisingly recent <The company is now in serious trouble, but it was reporting record profits as late as last year.>

Word by Word Definitions

lateplay
  1. :  coming or remaining after the due, usual, or proper time

    :  of, relating to, or imposed because of tardiness

    :  of or relating to an advanced stage in point of time or development :  occurring near the end of a period of time or series

  1. :  after the usual or proper time

    :  at or to an advanced point of time

    :  not long ago :  recently


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