bottommost

adjective bot·tom·most \ ˈbä-tə(m)-ˌmōst \

Definition of bottommost

1 a : situated at the very bottom : lowest, deepest
b : last
  • the bottommost part of the day
  • —Alfred Kazin
2 : most basic
  • the bottommost problems facing the world

Examples of bottommost in a Sentence

  1. the bottommost part of the wine list is where you'll find the bargains

  2. the bottommost rung of the ladder is broken

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First Known Use of bottommost

1694

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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