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last hurrah

noun
1.
a politician's final campaign.
2.
any final attempt, competition, performance, success, or the like:
his last hurrah as a college football star.
Origin
from The Last Hurrah, a novel (1956) by U.S. author Edwin O'Connor (1918-68)
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last hurrah

noun phrase

The end for someone or something: Last hurrah for some write-offs/ I want this book to be my last hurrah

[1956+; fr the title of Edwin O'Connor's 1956 novel about a politician's final campaign and bow]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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