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hurrah's nest

A mess; a disorganized pile. Boy, these clothes are a hurrah's nest right now—can you help me sort them?
See also: nest

final hurrah

A last action before one ceases to do something. It's so good to see all of you at this meeting, my final hurrah before retirement. But this performance is your final hurrah before graduation—you have to do it!
See also: final, hurrah

last hurrah

A final act, achievement, or effort. Finishing the month-long project was Cheri's last hurrah before she left the company to pursue another opportunity.
See also: hurrah, last

last hurrah

a final act, performance, or effort, especially in politics. chiefly US
See also: hurrah, last

last hurrah

A final appearance, especially at the end of one's career. The phrase has a bittersweet, if not sad, connotation, since it's applied to the end of a person's life's work. It could refer to a musical or theatrical performance or the end of a political career—the final time that the person will hear an audience or crowd shouting in praise. Swan song has a similar meaning, although not always used in a positive sense.
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THIS is the team's final hurrah, and is the climax of the recent London-wide celebration of African culture and heritage.
Curley, who served several terms as Boston's mayor, was the ostensible model for Frank Skeffington in Edwin O'Connor's novel The Last Hurrah.
Hurrah for the Vietnamese war of liberation, hurrah for the antiwar movement, hurrah for Firebird.
Altman's last hurrah is an adaptation of, well, The Last Hurrah, Edwin O'Connor's novel about a politician named Frank Skeffington, the fictional counterpart of the legendary Boston mayor James Michael Curley.
It's the hurrah coming up from around radios each time Joe Louis punched holes in the racial mountain.
In this light, the recent invasion of Panama, the Reagan Doctrine's last hurrah, was in violation of international law, odious though Noriega was.
To celebrate these birthdays, the local McDonald's owner/operators are holding a special HURRAH video contest for kids.
In Manila, reelectionist Mayor Estrada tried to project confidence by saying that his certain victory this year would be his last hurrah in politics, a remark he also made in the 2013 polls when he defeated then Mayor Lim.
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It left manager Steve Bruce scratching his head at Djourou's determination to have a last hurrah before finally succumbing.