Definition of 'the last word'
Example sentences containing 'the last word'
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On a political question he could be presumed to have superior understanding to his brother-in-law and he had been cheated of the last word. IN LOVE AND WAR (2002)He pulled the stub of a pencil from behind his ear and very deliberately underlined the last word he'd read. AT THE STROKE OF TWELVE (2002)Childish and highly inappropriate as I knew it was under the circumstances, I demanded the last word. THE MANANA MAN (2002)
Synonyms of 'the last word'
final decision, final say, final statement, conclusive comment
leading, best, first, highest
final say, ultimatum
Definition of the last word from the Collins English Dictionary
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