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The latter commonly used in English Literature , when used in a sentence means, the 2nd of the two words.
I could either go and read a book or fap. The latter sounds more appealing.
by FiendishFish August 04, 2007
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Joe: my mom died yesterday

John: bruuhh

Joe: Yo my mom just won million dollars

John: bRuHhh

Joe: my mom made dinner for us
John: bruh
by I eat forks with noodles October 30, 2019
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The second option of the two, but when stated sounds like a third option.
Steve: We can either use a boom lift or scissor lift to get up to there.

Chuck Norris: I prefer the latter.
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An individual (usually geeky) who is academically gifted and enjoy sharing his knowledge with others. His effortless
Paul helped me with my homework last night, he's such a Latter!
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Used in 16th and 17th english literature to say the subject. The newer version of latter is the word it. A lesser known pronoun used for anything.
My cat is sick. The latter doesn't seem to be getting better.
by Zickddot December 21, 2006
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I totally think she just typed letter wrong and auto correct failed her. Should I ask her if she meant letter or latter?
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