Synonyms for last-minute
- behind time
- held up
- hung up
- in a bind
- in the lurch
- missed the boat
- out of luck
- put off
- too late
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LAST-MINUTE
The confusion of last-minute preparations to receive them was at its height.
If not claimed then, it would be filled from the last-minute waiting list.
Kennon loaded the jeep with the last-minute items he would need.
That, too, had been a last-minute addition, an experiment which had only had partial testing.
It was a last-minute hunch with him--to settle the matter peaceably.
Again, as on that memorable fourth of July, eight months before, he was in his room at the Capitol signing the last-minute bills.
Last-minute recalculations showed that the extra lightness of the new loaf might be great enough to cause drift during stackage.
Ella Monahan had a last-minute business appointment, but she promised to be at the dock, somehow, before the boat leaves.
Allis noted with minute observance each little act in this pantomime of the last-minute plunge.
Then he waited, hoping against all reason that Moera and her organization would bring him a last-minute reprieve.