Last-hurrah definition

A final appearance or effort, especially at the end of a career.

The reelection campaign was expected to be her last hurrah.

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A final attempt or appearance, as in politics.
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A final act (by a politician etc.) or performance (by an actor etc.) that marks the end of a career.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
last-hurrah
Plural:
last hurrahs

Origin of last-hurrah

  • After The Last Hurrah a novel by Edwin O'Connor (1918–1968), American writer

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition