best·​est ˈbe-stəst How to pronounce bestest (audio)
informal + humorous
: best
The fourth Thursday of November is definitely the bestest holiday. Food, Family, Friends and Football. … I most fondly remember the Thanksgivings of yesteryear.Will Durst, Moderate Voice, 24 Nov. 2010

Word History

First Known Use

1751, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bestest was in 1751

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“Bestest.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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