the final/last straw

Definition of the final/last straw

  1. :  the last in a series of bad things that happen to make someone very upset, angry, etc. It had been a difficult week, so when the car broke down, it was the last straw.

Word by Word Definitions

finalplay
  1. :  not to be altered or undone

    :  of or relating to a concluding court action or proceeding

    :  coming at the end :  being the last in a series, process, or progress

  1. :  something that is final: such as

lastplay
  1. :  to continue in time

    :  to remain fresh or unimpaired :  endure

    :  to manage to continue (as in a course of action)

  1. :  a form (as of metal or plastic) which is shaped like the human foot and over which a shoe is shaped or repaired

  1. :  to shape with a last

  1. :  after all others :  at the end

    :  most lately

    :  in conclusion

  1. :  following all the rest

    :  being the only remaining

    :  belonging to the final stage (as of life)

  1. :  something that is last

strawplay
  1. :  stalks of grain after threshing

    :  dry stalky plant residue used like grain straw (as for bedding or packing)

    :  a natural or artificial heavy fiber used for weaving, plaiting, or braiding

  1. :  made of straw

    :  of, relating to, or used for straw

    :  of the color of straw :  pale yellow in color


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