Definition of last word in English:

last word

Syllabification: last word

noun

1A final or definitive pronouncement on or decision about a subject: he’s always determined to have the last word
More example sentences
  • And I think this will be my last word on the subject because I simply don't want the dispute to go any further.
  • And I promise that is my last word on the subject.
  • I'm sure this debate will rage on, as it has for years now, but this will be my last word on the subject - at least in this venue.
Synonyms
final decision, definitive statement, conclusive commentconcluding remark, final say, closing statement
2The finest or most modern, fashionable, or advanced example of something: the spa is the last word in luxury and efficiency
Synonyms
best, peak, acme, epitome, latest; pinnacle, apex, apogee, ultimate, height, zenith, nonpareil, crème de la crème
archaic nonsuch

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