Definition of Last but not least

1. Adverb. In addition to all the foregoing. "Last not least he plays the saxophone"

Exact synonyms: Last Not Least



Definition of Last but not least

1. Adverb. An expression to start the last item of a list, emphasising that while it is listed last, it is just as important as the rest of the items. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Last But Not Least

last(a)
last-ditch
last-gasp
last-minute
last-name
last-place
last burst of fire
last bursts of fire
last but not least (current term)
last ditch
last eight
last four
last gasp
last half
last hurrah
last in first out
last laugh
last meal
last mentioned
last mile
last minute
last name
last names

Literary usage of Last but not least

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... the long gallery (generally on an upper floor), which was an important characteristic of the Elizabethan house; and last but not least, the adherence to ..."

2. The United States Democratic Review by Conrad Swackhamer (1850)
"... the number of engravings too limited, the technical terms are in many instances altogether different, and last but not least, many of the theorems come ..."

3. The New America and the Far East: A Picturesque and Historic Description of by George Waldo Browne, Henry Cabot Lodge, Joseph Wheeler, Kogoro Takahira, John Davis Long, Leonard Wood, Charles Herbert Allen (1912)
"last but not least. WITH the imperfect knowledge that the Occidental possesses, he can have but a vague realization of the actual situation in India. ..."

4. The Monumental City: Its Past History and Present Resources by George Washington Howard (1873)
"... our elegant hotels, oar influential and numberless commercial houses, bringing to the city honor and wealth ; and last but not least, to our able press. ..."

5. A Tale of Two Oceans: A New Story by an Old Californian : an Account of a by Ezekiel I. Barra (1893)
"... and last, but not least, were the slaves, male and female, offered for sale iu the open market. Here were offered strong men, robust women and children, ..."

6. The Fisheries Exhibition Literature (1884)
"Last, but not least, have to be considered the large array of industries and interests indirectly affecting, or affected by, the fisheries, ..."

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