Definition of finishing touch
: the last thing done to make something complete added candles to the cake as the finishing touch —usually plural They're putting the finishing touches on their new home. He's putting the finishing touches on his latest novel.
Word by Word Definitions
: to come to an end : terminate
: to come to the end of a course, task, or undertaking
: something that completes or perfects: such as
: the fine or decorative work required for a building or one of its parts
: a finishing material used in painting
: to bring a bodily part into contact with especially so as to perceive through the tactile sense : handle or feel gently usually with the intent to understand or appreciate
: to strike or push lightly especially with the hand or foot or an implement
: to lay hands upon (one afflicted with scrofula) with intent to heal
: a light stroke, tap, or push
: a hit against an opponent in fencing
: the act or fact of touching
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