from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The final statement in a verbal argument.
  • noun A conclusive or authoritative statement or treatment.
  • noun Power or authority of ultimate decision.
  • noun Informal The newest or most fashionable example of its kind; the latest thing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun idiomatic, often preceded by "the" and followed by "in" The finest, highest, or ultimate representative of some class of objects.
  • noun idiomatic Concluding remarks or comments
  • noun plural the final statement uttered by a person before death.
  • noun idiomatic A final decision, or the right to make such a decision.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the final statement in a verbal argument
  • noun an authoritative statement
  • noun elegance by virtue of being fashionable


Sorry, no etymologies found.


    Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.