homestretch

[ hohm-strech ]
/ ˈhoʊmˈstrɛtʃ /
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noun

the straight part of a racetrack from the last turn to the finish line.Compare backstretch.
the final phase of any endeavor: The political campaign is in the homestretch.

Nearby words

  1. homestead,
  2. homestead act,
  3. homestead law,
  4. homesteader,
  5. homesteading,
  6. homestyle,
  7. hometown,
  8. homeward,
  9. homeware,
  10. homewood

Origin of homestretch

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45; home + stretch

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