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English definition of “be the last word in sth”

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.Modern and fashionableFashionModern and fashionableGood, better and bestInformal words for goodQuite good, or not very good
(Definition of be the last word in sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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