bot·​tom·​most ˈbä-tə(m)-ˌmōst How to pronounce bottommost (audio)
: situated at the very bottom : lowest, deepest
: last
the bottommost part of the dayAlfred Kazin
: most basic
the bottommost problems facing the world

Examples of bottommost in a Sentence

the bottommost part of the wine list is where you'll find good but inexpensive choices the bottommost rung of the ladder is broken
Recent Examples on the Web Waterproof fabric should be the bottommost layer to prevent leakage. Nicole Crawford, Verywell Health, 6 May 2024 State and national park permits, safety inspection stickers, electronic toll collection devices and GPS and navigation systems can legally be mounted or located at the bottommost portion of the windshield, according to the driver's manual. Tim Harlow, Star Tribune, 26 Apr. 2021 MOI is a performance measurement taken at the bottommost moment of the swing, when contact is made, measuring the resistance of the club to being twisted at the moment of impact. Tom Chiarella, Popular Mechanics, 14 June 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1694, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of bottommost was in 1694

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Cite this Entry

“Bottommost.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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