Last-minute meaning

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The period just before a deadline, scheduled event, or other significant or concluding moment.

Waits until the last minute to do his taxes.

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Occurring at the latest possible time or opportunity.

A last-minute decision.

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(idiomatic) An arbitrary (non-specific) point in time, too close to a deadline to reasonably begin a critical task.

I like to do everything at the last minute. It does tend to make me late for things, though.

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(idiomatic) Very close to a deadline.

That last minute revision really paid off in the exam!

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Just before too late, in the nick of time.

He's a last-minute replacement, after today they'd have to play with the original roster.

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