Meaning of “be the last word in sth” in the English Dictionary

british dictionary

"be the last word in sth" in British English

See all translations

be the last word in sth

to be the best or most modern example of something:

It's a nice enough restaurant and it's very reasonably priced but it's not exactly the last word in style.

(Definition of “be the last word in sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Need a translator?

Translator tool

Get a quick, free translation!