the last/final word
Definition of the last/final word
1 : the final thing said in an argument or a discussion Your mother's decision is the final word on the matter. Why do you always have to have the last word?
2 : the power to make a final decision The judge will have the last word on the divorce agreement.
3 informal : the most modern or best one of its kind This is the last word in wireless phones. The van's design is the last word in safety.
Word by Word Definitions
: to continue in time
: to remain fresh or unimpaired : endure
: to manage to continue (as in a course of action)
: a form (as of metal or plastic) which is shaped like the human foot and over which a shoe is shaped or repaired
: to shape with a last
: after all others : at the end
: most lately
: in conclusion
: following all the rest
: being the only remaining
: belonging to the final stage (as of life)
: something that is last
: 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
: something that is final: such as
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