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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

last′er(n.)

Wiktionary

  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

Anagrams of laster

  1. alerts, alters, artels, estral, laters, ratels, salter, slater, staler, talers


Translations for laster

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

slander(noun)

(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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