best·​est | \ ˈbe-stəst \

Definition of bestest

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

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

First Known Use of bestest

1751, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about bestest

Statistics for bestest

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for bestest

The first known use of bestest was in 1751

See more words from the same year

Comments on bestest

What made you want to look up bestest? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


very full or close together

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

What did you just call me?! A Quiz

  • rows-of-various-emoji
  • If a member of the audience describes your speech as bombastic, does that person mean it is:
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.


Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!