Definition of the home straight noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    the home straight

    ; NAmE
    (especially British English) (also the homestretch
    BrE BrE//ˈhəʊmstretʃ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhoʊmstretʃ//
    especially in North American English
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  1. 1the last part of a race
  2. 2the last part of an activity, etc. when it is nearly completed We’re going into the home stretch of the presidential election.