Definition of last chance in English:

last chance

Line breaks: last chance

noun

  • A final opportunity to achieve or acquire something: a last chance to snap up bargains [as modifier]: last-chance peace proposals
    More example sentences
    • Having exhausted all of the standard treatments, he signed up for a last-chance experimental-treatment program.
    • The USA just held off the Canada on the line to progress straight to the final while Britain, who rowed home 12 seconds later, must now race in Tuesday's last-chance repechage.
    • A last-chance operation brings Henry new life, and the two marry.

Phrases

(be drinking in) the last chance saloon

British informal (Be in) a difficult situation in which there is one final chance to put it right.

More definitions of last chance

Definition of last chance in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody