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English definition of “last”

last

adjective, adverb [not gradable] (FINAL)   /læst/
(coming) after everyone or everything else : In math tests , American students came in last (= ranked the lowest ). He was last in line for tickets . Our house is the last one on the left . Despite recent wins , the team is still in last place (= lowest in rank among it competitors ).
(Definition of last adjective, adverb (FINAL) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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