Fundamentally; on the whole: museums are first and last about curatorship
More example sentences
- Feminism's a socialist movement, first and last.
- I am, first and last and always, concerned about the welfare of people, all kinds of people.
- There is little point in wallowing in the brilliance of Bacon if you don't recognise him as a moralist first and last.
Definition of first and last in:
- The US English dictionary