Synonyms for last straw
- final stroke
- last lick
- match in the powder barrel
- straw that broke the camel's back
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LAST STRAW
And if she goes away and hides from him, it'll be the last straw.
It seemed the last straw, somehow, that the lift should have gone wrong.
This failure was the last straw, as far as Goodyear's friends were concerned.
But Benedick would not kill Claudio, and it was the last straw of all.
He was like the proverbial camel, which succumbs beneath the last straw.
But, as in all great crises, it is the simple thing that proves the last straw, so in this.
This proved to be the last straw which broke the unfortunate camel's back.
Somehow it would be about the last straw to have you leave now.
For Anne's defects were only the last straw added to the burden which Henry bore.
This was the last straw on the camel's back, as the saying is.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR LAST STRAW
- bad luck
- bad omen
- faux pas
- last straw