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

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Word History

First Known Use

1921, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of last-gasp was in 1921

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Cite this Entry

“Last-gasp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/last-gasp. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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