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pis aller definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: an expedient adopted only in desperation; "`pis aller' is French for `worst going'" [syn: pis aller, last resort]

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural pis allers) Etymology: French, literally, to go worst Date: 1676 a last resource or device

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a course of action followed as a last resort. Etymology: F f. pis worse + aller go



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