Definition of jusqu'au bout in English:

jusqu'au bout

Pronunciation /ˌʒuːskəʊ ˈbuː/


  • To the end, to completion; specifically (of a conflict) to the bitter end; until a conclusive victory has been gained or all of one's aims achieved. Chiefly with reference to the First World War (1914–18).


Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Standard. From French jusqu'au bout from jusque (preposition) up to (a limit), as far as + au to the + bout end.