Definition of last word in English:

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last word

Entry from US English dictionary


1A final or definitive pronouncement on or decision about a subject: he’s always determined to have the last word
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  • 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.
2The finest or most modern, fashionable, or advanced example of something: the spa is the last word in luxury and efficiency
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