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Definition of last straw, the

last straw, the

noun

  • the final incident before decisive action will be taken.

    Last edited on Jul 25 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

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Other terms relating to 'last':

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Other terms relating to 'straw':

Definitions include: to make a futile attempt.

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