- last in order of birth; youngest.
- a last-born or youngest child.
Origin of last-born
First recorded in 1865–70
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Examples from the Web for last-born
And all my heart twined round my little maid,—my last-born, my Catalina!Robin Tremayne
Emily Sarah Holt
The last-born has as good a right to the pleasures of youth at the first.
The last-born has as good a right to the pleasures of youth as the first.
The first-born of the family is at the bottom of the series; the last-born is at the top, near the closed door.Bramble-bees and Others
J. Henri Fabre
His last acts were a fresh proof of his goodness toward even his rebellious sons and of his solicitude for his last-born.