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To save this word, you'll need to log in. Send us feedback. See more words from the same year Dictionary Entries near last minute Last Judgment last laugh last mile last minute last name lastness last orders. Accessed 31 Aug. More from Merriam-Webster on last minute Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for last minute Nglish: Translation of last minute for Spanish Speakers Comments on last minute What made you want to look up last minute? Please tell us where you read or heard it including the quote, if possible. Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way. Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free! On open, closed, and hyphenated compounds Ask the Editors 'Intensive purposes': An Eggcorn We're intent on clearing it up 'Nip it in the butt': An Eggcorn We're gonna stop you right there Literally How to use a word that literally drives some people nuts. Is Singular 'They' a Better Choice?
Very light , Very Reverend , very high frequency , very large-scale integration. Search also in: Web News Encyclopedia Images. By this rule, these words should not be used to qualify past participles that follow the verb to be, since they would then be technically qualifying verbs. With the exception of certain participles, such as tired or disappointed, that have come to be regarded as adjectives, all other past participles are qualified by adverbs such as much, greatly, seriously, or excessively: he has been much not very inconvenienced; she has been excessively not too criticized. Very , US naval ordnance officer. See also: Very light , Very Reverend , very high frequency , very large-scale integration. This is the verb. New York minute. Used for the rotational speed of gramophone records. For calculation of Pregnancy Age.
My high school girl-boy-how-to book said I should be coy and turn down all last-minute dates. Cade answered the door and ushered his sister into the family room where Cynthia was doing some last minute dusting. He changed the subject by pointing out Brandon Westlake standing near the boys, his arm about Billy, as with animated motions he seemed to be giving last-minute instructions. After Tess broke their engagement - at the last minute - there had been no reason for him to hold his end of the bargain Dean asked Harrigan to work up his end of the report on the Byrne matter and make a few last minute return phone calls to neighbors, just to dot the I's. The first two weeks of June were a never-ending list of chores and activities jammed full with last minute preparations, one workplace crisis following another, and an annoying series of details that demanded Dean's attention. It seems he was in Europe someplace and didn't sign up for the tour in advance so he stopped by Cortez just to see if he could pick up a last minute cancellation.