last orders


last orders
A short period of time, which is usually announced by ringing a bell and is about 5 minutes long, just before a public house is no longer allowed to serve alcoholic beverages due to licensing laws.

A pint of lager, plase. - Sorry, mate, you missed last orders.


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  • last orders — UK US noun [plural] british a request for people in a bar or pub to order their last drinks before the place closes Thesaurus: in bars, pubs and clubshyponym * * * noun [plural] Brit : ↑last call * * * ˌlast ˈorders [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • last orders — n [plural] BrE the time when customers in a bar or ↑pub can order one more drink before the bar closes American Equivalent: last call …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • last orders — noun plural BRITISH a LAST CALL in a bar …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Last Orders — Infobox Book | name = Last Orders title orig = translator = image caption = author = Graham Swift illustrator = cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = genre = Novel publisher = Picador release date = 26 January 1996… …   Wikipedia

  • last orders — noun (plural) BrE the words used by the person who is in charge of a bar or pub when it is going to close and people can order just one more drink; last call AmE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • last orders — UK / US noun [plural] British a request for people in a bar or pub to order their last drinks before the place closes …   English dictionary

  • ˌlast ˈorders — noun [plural] British a request for people in a bar or PUB to order their last drinks before it closes …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • last orders (N. Amer. also last call) — (in a bar or pub) said to inform customers that closing time is approaching and that any further drinks should be purchased immediately. → last …   English new terms dictionary

  • Last Orders (band) — Infobox musical artist | Name = Last Orders Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Origin = flagicon|England Newcastle upon Tyne, England Genre = Folk Years active = 2006–present Label = Fellside Records Associated acts =… …   Wikipedia

  • Last Orders (album) — Infobox Album Name = Last Orders Type = studio Artist = Last Orders Released = start date|2007|7|df=yes Recorded = 2007 Genre = Folk Length = Label = Fellside Records Producer = Reviews = Last album = This album = Last Orders (2007) Next album =… …   Wikipedia


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