bettermost

adjective
bet·​ter·​most | \ ˈbe-tər-ˌmōst \

Definition of bettermost

1 now chiefly dialectal : best my lady might wear some of her bettermost gowns— Emily Eden : superior the bettermost person who shows her superiority by wearing kid gloves— Flora Thompson
2 now chiefly dialectal : greater the bettermost part of the time

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First Known Use of bettermost

1737, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Bettermost.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bettermost. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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