last hurrah

noun
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of last hurrah

: a final often valedictory effort, production, or appearance
  • his unsuccessful Senate run was his last hurrah
  • —R. W. Daly

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Origin and Etymology of last hurrah

from The Last Hurrah (1956) by Edwin O'Connor †1968 American novelist


LAST HURRAH Defined for English Language Learners

last hurrah

noun

Definition of last hurrah for English Language Learners

  • : a last effort, production, or appearance


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