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LAST LAUGH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does last laugh mean? 

LAST LAUGH (noun)
  The noun LAST LAUGH has 1 sense:

1. ultimate success achieved after a near failure (inspired by the saying 'he laughs best who laughs last')

  Familiarity information: LAST LAUGH used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LAST LAUGH (noun)


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Meaning:

Ultimate success achieved after a near failure (inspired by the saying 'he laughs best who laughs last')

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Context example:

we had the last laugh after the votes were counted

Hypernyms ("last laugh" is a kind of...):

triumph; victory (a successful ending of a struggle or contest)


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