final fling

final fling

Fig. the last act or period of enjoyment before a change in one's circumstances or lifestyle. You might as well have a final fling before the baby's born. Mary's going out with her girlfriends for a final fling. She's getting married next week.
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A final fling, a majestic cap Forged from the fruits of your milky sap; Not deserving of shallow praise, or hearts to bleed Dismissed by many as mere weed, Whilst my glad gaze stops and rests in awe At the beauteous sight that is before, Other jaundiced eye could never scan the field And see the treasures that each may yield, Blowing time on the season's sad whistle The glorious and unheralded purple thistle.
uk TEESSIDE University students finished the academic year with a bang - and a few drinks - at the annual Final Fling event.
They stepped out in style at the 12,000-capacity venue last night, with two more shows today and a final fling tomorrow afternoon.
Kelso round off the year tomorrow with their highly competitive Final Fling December Meeting.
THROWS: THE FINAL FLING SABRINA FORTUNE'S double record-breaking performance at the Final Fling throws meeting in Wrexham at the weekend saw her climb the Welsh rankings.
Final Fling, a Cal-bred daughter of Bertrando, closed strongly in the stretch to win the $100,000 Santa Ysabel for 3-year-old fillies by 11/4 lengths over Grace Anatomy.
Kate Westbrook's The Moneypenny Diaries - The Final Fling, the third novel in series following the affairs and adventures of 007's right-hand woman, will be published by John Murray in hardback in May.
Former Wales and Lions centre Allan Bateman is all set for one last week of sleepless nights ahead of an intimidating final fling at the Millennium Stadium next weekend.
There is great pressure on Portugal in what is likely to be the final fling of the so-called 'golden generation'.
YOU can have a final fling for free at Haydock Park for the last meeting of the year on Monday, December 29.
SUMMER returned for a final fling yesterday - and temperatures are set to soar to 80F in places today.
For those who have outgrown Tim Winton's Lockie Leonard titles but are looking for a simple story line that delivers force rather than complexity, this offers what American fiction has yet to do so well: it shows the politically incorrect--and vitally accurate--Weltanschang of boyhood's final fling.
As a final fling they try a few performances at City Center.
5 million times more brightly than the sun, the aging Milky Way star AG Carinae is having a final fling.
A BBC spokesman said: "We're delighted that, once again, audiences chose to join us in big numbers for the final fling of the year.