Definition of last-ditch adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

last-ditch

 adjective
adjective
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
[only before noun]
 
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used to describe a final attempt to achieve something, when there is not much hope of succeeding She underwent a heart transplant in a last-ditch attempt to save her.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: last-ditch