last hurrah

noun

Definition of last hurrah

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

Origin and Etymology of last hurrah

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


First Known Use: 1966


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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