Pis-aller



[pee za-ley] /pi zaˈleɪ/

noun, French.
1.
the last resort or the final resource.
/piz ale/
noun
1.
a last resort; stopgap
n.

“last resource, what one would do at the worst,” 1670s, French, literally “to go worse,” from pis “worse,” from Latin peius, neuter of peior “worse” (see pejorative) + aller “to go.”

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