Pronunciation: (last'ditch', läst'-), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/last-ditch.html on line 73 [key]
1. done finally in desperation to avoid defeat, failure, disaster, etc.: a last-ditch attempt to avert war.
2. fought with every resource at one's command: a last-ditch battle for the pennant.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.