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last-minute

[ min-it ]SEE DEFINITION OF last-minute
  • as inlate
  • as infinal
  • as inlast minute

Synonyms for last-minute

  • slow
  • backward
  • behind
  • behind time
  • behindhand
  • belated
  • blown
  • delayed
  • dilatory
  • eleventh-hour
  • gone
  • held up
  • hung up
  • in a bind
  • in the lurch
  • jammed
  • lagging
  • missed the boat
  • out of luck
  • overdue
  • postponed
  • put off
  • remiss
  • stayed
  • strapped
  • tardy
  • too late
  • unpunctual
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Antonyms for last-minute

  • antique
  • early
  • live
  • old
  • old-fashioned
  • on time
  • prompt
  • punctual
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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.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LAST-MINUTE

final

adjectiveending, last
  • closing
  • concluding
  • crowning
  • end
  • eventual
  • finishing
  • hindmost
  • lag
  • last-minute
  • latest
  • latter
  • supreme
  • terminal
  • terminating
  • ultimate
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