finishing touch

noun

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.

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“Finishing touch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/finishing%20touch. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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