swan song

swan song
Synonyms and related words:
PS, Parthian shot, Z, addendum, afterthought, apodosis, appendix, back matter, benefit, bill, catastrophe, ceasing, cessation, chant du cygne, choral service, chorus, coda, codicil, colophon, conclusion, consequence, consummation, continuance, continuation, crack of doom, culmination, curtain, curtains, death, death song, debut, decease, denouement, destination, destiny, doom, double take, dying words, effect, eisteddfod, end, end point, ending, entertainment, envoi, epilogue, eschatology, exhibit, exhibition, expiration, farewell performance, fate, final solution, final twitch, final words, finale, finality, finis, finish, flesh show, folk-music festival, folk-sing, follow-through, follow-up, goal, hootenanny, izzard, jam session, last, last breath, last gasp, last things, last trumpet, last words, latter end, music festival, musicale, omega, opera festival, parting shot, payoff, performance, period, peroration, postface, postfix, postlude, postscript, premiere, presentation, presentment, production, quietus, refrain, resolution, resting place, rock festival, second thought, sequel, sequela, sequelae, sequelant, sequent, sequitur, service of song, show, sing, sing-in, singfest, singing, stage presentation, stoppage, stopping place, subscript, suffix, supplement, tag, term, terminal, termination, terminus, theatrical performance, tryout, windup

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  • swan song — n. 1. the sweet song supposed in ancient fable to be sung by a dying swan 2. the last act, final creative work, etc. of a person, as before retirement or death …   English World dictionary

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  • swan song — noun a final performance or effort (especially before retirement) • Syn: ↑last hurrah • Hypernyms: ↑performance * * * noun Etymology: translation of German schwanenlied 1. : a song of great sweetness formerly thought to be uttered by the swan… …   Useful english dictionary

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