get the worst of it

Definition of get the worst of it

  1. :  to lose a fight, argument, battle, etc. The bruises on his face after the fight showed that he'd gotten the worst of it.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to gain possession of

    :  to receive as a return :  earn

    :  to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. :  something begotten:

    :  offspring

    :  the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. :  a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

    :  a bill of divorce

    :  a religious divorce by Jewish law

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  1. : superlative ofbador ofill

    :  most corrupt, bad, evil, or ill

    :  most unfavorable, difficult, unpleasant, or painful

  1. : superlative ofillorillyor ofbadorbadly

    :  to the extreme degree of badness or inferiority

    :  to the greatest or highest degree

  1. :  one that is worst

  1. :  to get the better of :  defeat


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