the last word


the last word
I.
the most informed statement, the most knowledge
  

The last word in media is Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980). His ideas are still quoted, still respected.

II.
the last statement in a discussion or argument
  

"You always want to have the last word, don't you. Well not this time! There!"


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  • The Last Word — may refer to:* The Last Word (short story), a short story by Graham Greene * The Last Word (2008 film), a film starring Winona Ryder * The Last Word (game show), a Canadian/American game show * The Last Word (1995 film), a film starring Timothy… …   Wikipedia

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  • (the) last word in — the last word in (something) the best or most modern example of something. In the ‘70s, the magazine was widely viewed among young people as the last word in humor …   New idioms dictionary

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  • the last word — last comment; the latest trend; supreme authority …   English contemporary dictionary

  • the last word — 1》 a final or definitive pronouncement on a subject. 2》 the most modern or advanced example of something. → last …   English new terms dictionary

  • The Last Word (game show) — The Last Word is a game show produced by Merrill Heatter Productions having ran from September 18, 1989 January 5, 1990. The host was Wink Martindale, and the co host/announcer was Jennifer Lyall. It was taped in Vancouver, British Columbia.… …   Wikipedia

  • The Last Word (short story) — The Last Word is a short story by author Graham Greene, written in 1988 (see 1988 in literature). It first appeared in The Independent but can also be found in collections of his short fiction, notably the Penguin edition of The Last Word and… …   Wikipedia

  • (the) last word in something — the last word in (something) the best or most modern example of something. In the ‘70s, the magazine was widely viewed among young people as the last word in humor …   New idioms dictionary

  • The Last Word (film) — The Last Word (or Letzte Schrei, Der) is a 1975 West German comedy drama film written and directed by Robert van Ackeren and starring Delphine Seyrig, Barry Foster and Peter Hall.External links*imdb title|0071747 …   Wikipedia