last word

noun

Definition of last word

1 :the final remark in a verbal exchange
2 a :the power of final decision
b :a definitive statement or treatment
  • this study will surely be the last word on the subject for many years
3 :the most advanced, up-to-date, or fashionable exemplar of its kind
  • the last word in sports cars

Examples of last word in a Sentence

  1. a swimsuit that is the last word in sportswear this season

First Known Use of last word

1509



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