Definition of Last Supper in US English:

Last Supper

proper noun

  • 1The supper eaten by Jesus and his disciples on the night before the Crucifixion, as recorded in the New Testament and commemorated by Christians in the Eucharist.

    • ‘At the Last Supper, Jesus presents himself as the meal's meat, bringing an end to fleshly sacrifice.’
    • ‘It was said to be the bowl from which Christ and his disciples ate at the Last Supper or, in some versions, the cup from which they drank the wine.’
    • ‘Holy Thursday commemorates the Last Supper, which was held the evening before the Crucifixion.’
    • ‘This humbling gesture recalls the actions of Jesus at the Last Supper when he washed his disciples' feet.’
    • ‘The critical event was his Last Supper with his disciples.’
    • ‘This was a reminder of the days when the sovereign washed the feet of the poor in imitation of Christ washing the feet of His disciples at the Last Supper.’
    • ‘We had just done a Bible study on the Last Supper and we were discussing Communion.’
    • ‘At the Last Supper, Jesus spoke plainly about the tribulations his followers could expect after he was gone.’
    • ‘Attributed to Jesus at the Last Supper, these words are quoted in virtually every Eucharistic prayer known.’
    • ‘The Eucharist represents the Last Supper, the final meal that Jesus shared with His disciples.’
    • ‘Jesus prayed this prayer first of all for the disciples who were at the Last Supper.’
    • ‘He was also beside Jesus at the Last Supper on the night before Jesus died.’
    • ‘However, thinking about it, there was probably quite a lot of chuckling that went on at the Last Supper when Jesus washed the disciples' feet.’
    • ‘Jesus and his disciples did this in the Last Supper.’
    • ‘I mean it's an obviously Christian story, it is about the grail, the chalice that Jesus drank from at the Last Supper.’
    • ‘Even the Last Supper and the death of Jesus point to the depths of Jesus' sacrificial sharing.’
    • ‘At the Last Supper, Jesus revealed his plan to take over the world.’
    • ‘What did Jesus teach his disciples at the Last Supper?’
    • ‘It was the promise that Jesus had made to them on the night of the Last Supper - the promise of the Holy Spirit's coming to them to help and comfort them in His absence.’
    • ‘It is no coincidence that this is the dramatic ritual that Jesus and the disciples were enacting at the Last Supper.’
    1. 1.1 An artistic representation based on the Last Supper.

Pronunciation

Last Supper

/ˌlast ˈsəpər/