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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

last*læst, lɑst(adj.)late; later

  1. occurring or coming after all others, as in time, order, or place:

    the last line on a page.

  2. most recent; next before the present:

    last week.

  3. being the only one remaining:

    my last dollar.

  4. final:

    in her last hours.

  5. ultimate or conclusive; definitive.

  6. lowest in prestige or importance:

    last prize.

  7. coming after all others in one's expectations, considerations, etc.:

    the last person we'd want to represent us.

  8. individual; single:

    Don't start until every last person is present.

  9. utmost; extreme.

  10. (adv.)after all others; latest:

    I arrived last.

  11. on the most recent occasion:

    He was alone when last seen.

  12. in the end; finally; in conclusion.

  13. (n.)a person or thing that is last.

  14. a final appearance or mention:

    That's the last we'll hear of it.

  15. the end or conclusion:

    going on vacation the last of September.

Idioms for last:

  1. at (long) last,after considerable delay; finally.

    Category: Idiom

  2. breathe one's last,to die.

    Category: Idiom

* a superl. of as compar..

Origin of last:

bef. 900; ME last, latst, syncopated var. of latest, OE latest, lætest, superl. of lætlate

last*læst, lɑst(v.i.)

  1. to go on or continue in time:

    The festival lasted three weeks.

  2. to continue unexpended or unexhausted; be enough:

    Enjoy it while the money lasts.

  3. to continue in force, vigor, effectiveness, etc.

  4. to continue or remain in usable condition:

    The gloves didn't last.

  5. (v.t.)to continue to survive for the duration of (often fol. by out).

* Syn: See continue.

Origin of last:

bef. 900; ME; OE lǣstan to follow, perform, continue, last. See last3

lastlæst, lɑst(n.)

  1. a wooden or metal form in the shape of the human foot on which boots or shoes are shaped or repaired.

    Category: Clothing

  2. the shape or form of a shoe.

    Category: Clothing

  3. (v.t.)to shape on or fit to a last.

    Category: Clothing

Origin of last:

bef. 900; ME lest(e),last(e), OE lǣste last, lāst footprint, c. OHG leist last, ON leistr foot, sock



  1. laster(Noun)

    A workman whose business it is to shape boots or shoes, or place leather smoothly, on lasts

  2. laster(Noun)

    A tool for stretching leather on a last.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Laster(noun)

    a workman whose business it is to shape boots or shoes, or place leather smoothly, on lasts; a tool for stretching leather on a last

Translations for laster

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(the act of making) an untrue spoken, not written, statement about a person with the intention of damaging that person's reputation

That story about her is nothing but a wicked slander!

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