HyperDic: pis_aller

English > 1 sense of the expression pis aller:
NOUNactpis aller, last resortan expedient adopted only in desperation
English > pis aller: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningAn expedient adopted only in desperation.
Example"'pis aller' is French for 'worst going'"
Synonymlast resort
BroaderexpedientA means to an end

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