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last hurrah definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: a final performance or effort (especially before retirement) [syn: swan song, last hurrah]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: from The Last Hurrah (1956) by Edwin O'Connor died 1968 American novelist Date: 1966 a final often valedictory effort, production, or appearance <his unsuccessful Senate run was his last hurrah R. W. Daly>

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Someone's last hurrah is the last occasion on which they do something, especially at the end of their career. I haven't even begun to think about quitting, or having a last hurrah, or allowing my career to wind down. N-COUNT: usu sing

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