Definition of last hurrah in English:

last hurrah

noun

  • A final act, performance, or effort.

    ‘“This is my last hurrah in newsprint,” said Mr. Evans’
    • ‘The next two games will reveal whether that was a last hurrah or the return volley in a long, genuinely competitive series.’
    • ‘This really is their last hurrah together, and that knowledge won't stop eating away at them, no matter what they do.’
    • ‘The Sydney Olympics will be the last hurrah for the most celebrated members of the women's national team - so what, or rather, who, comes next?’
    • ‘It'll also be my last hurrah with everyone from work.’
    • ‘This is the last hurrah of the indigenous: the time we take the land from them - for come what may whether we're left or right in politics we need the land and suffocate to seize it.’
    • ‘By then the modernist movement was having its last hurrah.’
    • ‘So soak up the sun and enjoy the last hurrah of the season.’
    • ‘Will this be the beginning of his effort to close the sale with voters, or a last hurrah before his most loyal supporters?’
    • ‘The songwriter was to go on, but this would be the best of his last hurrahs.’
    • ‘It was the last hurrah of a dysfunctional system.’
    • ‘You've been named VP of strategic planning: Is it a promotion or your last hurrah?’
    • ‘I would ask as his final gift a charismatic last hurrah before risking my untried head above the stormy parapet.’
    • ‘And Ashley's had been fun; it had been really warm, one of summer's last hurrahs before the planet sank into the colder half of autumn.’
    • ‘My feeling is that this is the last hurrah for books.’
    • ‘But the show might also serve as a last hurrah for the club, which had been a staple in the Columbus music scene for more than 30 years.’
    • ‘For the last hurrah, I think he has opened the door to a lot of merchandising opportunities.’
    • ‘It'll all return to normal with the last hurrah of Labour Day.’
    • ‘There's child abduction, Malay pirates and the last hurrah of British imperialism in South-east Asia.’
    • ‘Melbourne will likely be his last hurrah in the role.’
    • ‘This may have been her last hurrah; she promised a statement about her future plans in the new year, but so far this statement has not materialised.’