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last-min·ute

last-minute

 
pronunciation:
laest mI niht
part of speech: adjective
definition: suddenly occurring or seeming to need doing at a point where there is little remaining time to consider or take action.
He wanted to do some last-minute rehearsing before the concert.Those last-minute phone calls made us late for the bus.I know this request is very last-minute, but could you possibly babysit tonight?