adjective, lat·er, lat·est or last.
adverb, lat·er, lat·est.
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Idioms for late
Origin of late
synonym study for late
OTHER WORDS FROM latelateness, nouno·ver·late, adjectiveo·ver·late·ness, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH latelater , latter
Example sentences from the Web for late
To make it up to Martin, he decides to direct Martin’s latest play.The mind-boggling end of Susan Choi’s Trust Exercise, explained|Constance Grady|November 20, 2020|Vox
So the near future could see Newsmax, OAN and other upstart outlets capture the attention of 2021’s version of the tea party, the latest right-wing backlash to a Democratic president.The Republican Party’s future: Being terrorized by its unhinged base|Paul Waldman|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Four months is too long not to have on display the work of a chef whose dished filled dining rooms at the late Emilie’s on Capitol Hill, with which he parted ways in June, and the beloved Himitsu in Petworth.At Moon Rabbit, chef Kevin Tien lures fans to the Wharf|Tom Sietsema|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
He was confused by the plays he called late in the game and tried to retrace his steps.A high school football coach had a heart attack during a game, but didn’t leave until it was done|Kyle Melnick|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Michael Locksley is isolating at his Olney home, the latest college football coach to test positive for the coronavirus.College football has been battered by covid. What’s most startling is our acceptance.|Barry Svrluga|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Bieber's team tweeted an apology for his lateness, which is perhaps a new low in the history of rock ‘n’ roll and social media.Bieber Late For UK Gig, Homework Suffers, Bedtimes Missed|Tom Sykes|March 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I was sick of his lateness and his wildness and sick of all that pain.
For I was fast growing worried over the lateness of your return.In the Court of King Arthur|Samuel Lowe
Entering the room, notwithstanding the lateness of the hour, she found it filled with people.The Girl Scouts in Beechwood Forest|Margaret Vandercook
The lateness of the succeeding arrivals originated from the cause mentioned in the enclosed letter.The Old Pike|Thomas B. Searight
I was just moving some of the sticks when something caused me to remember the lateness of the hour.'Brother Bosch', an Airman's Escape from Germany|Gerald Featherstone Knight
And he was off before she could even protest at the lateness of the hour.When a Cobbler Ruled a King|Augusta Huiell Seaman
British Dictionary definitions for late
- at a late or advanced stage
- too late
Derived forms of latelateness, noun
Word Origin for late
usage for late
Idioms and Phrases with late
In addition to the idioms beginning with late
- late in life
- late in the day
- at the latest
- better late than never
- keep late hours
- of late
- the latest
- too little, too late
Also see underlater.