last-gasp

adjective
\ ˈlas(t)-ˈgasp How to pronounce last-gasp (audio) \

Definition of last-gasp

: done or coming at the very end a last-gasp attempt to score

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last gasp noun

First Known Use of last-gasp

1921, in the meaning defined above

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“Last-gasp.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/last%20gasp. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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last-gasp

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English Language Learners Definition of last-gasp

: done or happening at the very end

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