last licks

last licks

1. The action or actions taken during the final opportunity to do something. I have to leave in five minutes, so let me get in my last licks on the pinball machine.
2. The final notes of a song. I can still hear the last licks of the encore at last night's concert ringing in my ears.
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The last licks of paint are going on and the speakers are all plugged in.
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