Definitions for last hurrah

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

last′ hurrah′(n.)

  1. a politician's final campaign.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. any final attempt, competition, performance, success, or the like.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of last hurrah:

from The Last Hurrah, a novel (1956) by U.S. author Edwin O'Connor (1918–68)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. swan song, last hurrah(noun)

    a final performance or effort (especially before retirement)


  1. last hurrah(Noun)

    A final act (by a politician etc.) or performance (by an actor etc.) that marks the end of a career


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