Everest

noun

Ev·​er·​est
ˈev(ə)rə̇st,
-vərst,
-vəˌrest
plural -s
: the highest point : climax, apex
has reached an Everest of vulgarity that may well stand as a markTime
the everlasting Everest of all classic punsHoliday

Word History

Etymology

from Mount Everest in the Himalayas between Nepal and Tibet, the highest mountain in the world

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“Everest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Everest. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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