(also last moment)
The latest possible time before an event: the visit was canceled at the last minute [as modifier]: a last-minute change of plans
More example sentences
- Too much legislation, as a result, was last-minute and poorly thought out.
- Adults smile and wish each other well as they hurry along doing last-minute chores.
- A last-minute rescue plan has saved Bradford's Priestley Centre from closure.
For editors and proofreaders
Syllabification: last min·ute
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