Meaning of “last” - Learner’s Dictionary

last

noun, pronoun us uk /lɑːst/
Extra Examples
Simon was the last to leave.We were the last to arrive.I was the last to sign up.He's always the last to get in.I'm always the last to hear any office gossip.
the last

B2 a person or thing that comes after all the others:

[ + to do sth ] We were the last to get there.
the last of sth

the only part of something that remains:

We've just finished the last of the wine.
the day/week/year before last

B2 the day, week, or year before the one that has just finished

at (long) last

B1 finally:

At last, I've found a pair of jeans that actually fit.
the last I heard

used before saying a piece of information about someone that you previously heard:

The last I heard, they were selling their house.

(Definition of “last noun, pronoun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)