pis aller

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pis al·ler

 (pē ză-lā′)
The final recourse or expedient; the last resort.

[French : pis, worse + aller, to go.]

pis aller

(piz ale)
a last resort; stopgap
[literally: (at) the worst going]

pis al•ler

(pi zaˈleɪ)
French. the last resort or the final resource.

pis aller

A French term meaning worst going, used to mean a final recourse.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pis aller - an expedient adopted only in desperation; "`pis aller' is French for `worst going'"
expedient - a means to an end; not necessarily a principled or ethical one