What does last laugh mean?

Definitions for last laugh

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. last laugh(noun)

    ultimate success achieved after a near failure (inspired by the saying `he laughs best who laughs last')

    "we had the last laugh after the votes were counted"


  1. Last Laugh

    Grissom and Catherine investigate the murder of a despised comic who died onstage, apparently after drinking from a tainted bottle of water. The case grows more puzzling when a 15-year-old boy dies in a convenience store after drinking the same brand of water. Brass reopens a woman's accidental-death case after spotting the deceased's husband in a flashy new car with a trophy date on his arm.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of last laugh in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of last laugh in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Some people have the last laugh because they always get the joke last, and they still don't realize that the joke is on them. They just laugh last and the longest.

  2. Phil Mickelson:

    I think that Tiger's going to have the last laugh, i think that his short game, historically, is one of the best of all time. I think his golf game is probably the best of all time.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Those who can't hear the music always laugh contemptuously at the dancing stars, thinking that those dancers must be crazy. You must ignore their mocking laughter, just kick off your shoes, and keep on dancing like there is nobody watching. "You're the Dancing Queen. You can dance, you can jive, having the time of your life." - as ᗅᗺᗷᗅ said it so appropriately. Never miss a chance to dance, and the last laugh will always be yours. Continuer danse, Danser étoile!

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