fur·​ther·​most ˈfər-t͟hər-ˌmōst How to pronounce furthermost (audio)
: most distant : farthest

Example Sentences

a probe that will travel into the furthermost reaches of deep space
Recent Examples on the Web This is the furthermost northern latitude where Pinot Noir is cultivated. Joseph V Micallef, Forbes, 18 Mar. 2021

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'furthermost.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of furthermost was in the 15th century

Dictionary Entries Near furthermost

Cite this Entry

“Furthermost.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/furthermost. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

Kids Definition



fur·​ther·​most ˈfər-t͟hə(r)-ˌmōst How to pronounce furthermost (audio)
: most distant : farthest

More from Merriam-Webster on furthermost

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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

Odd Habits and Quirks

  • image1926873504
  • Which of the following best describes an easily irritated person?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.