aft·​most ˈaft-ˌmōst How to pronounce aftmost (audio)
: closest to the rear of a ship, aircraft, etc. : furthest aft
He looked around the big French ship's aftmost deck and saw that the deck was almost deserted, save the dead and wounded.Ted Bell, Nick of Time, 2000

Word History


aft entry 2 + -most

First Known Use

1705, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aftmost was in 1705

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“Aftmost.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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