What is another word for swan song?

Pronunciation: [swˈɒn sˈɒŋ] (IPA)

Swan song is an expression used to refer to a final act or performance given by someone before retirement or death. Some synonyms for the term swan song include last hurrah, final bow, farewell performance, final act, dying words, and final fling. Another synonym for this term is final mission, which denotes a final undertaking or a last important task to be accomplished before retirement or death. Others include last words, final words, last gasp, last effort, and final stand. No matter the synonym chosen, they all represent the importance of the finality of a person's actions before the end of a chapter.

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What are the hypernyms for Swan song?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    finale, valediction, parting words, Farewell Address, exit speech, last performance, last song.

Famous quotes with Swan song

  • The Teutons have been singing the swan song ever since they entered the ranks of history. They have always confounded truth with death.
    Henry Miller
  • We were the best team in the world: European champions in 1984, we qualified without a hitch and 86 was to be the swan song for a very experienced side.
    Michel Patini

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