most·​est | \ ˈmō-stəst How to pronounce mostest (audio) \

Definition of mostest

nonstandard, often humorous
used in place of most (as in imitation of childlike speech)… Americans are such suckers for TV commercials that we are powerless to resist the product that hits us with the mostest.— Russell BakerThe disposition of personal property often becomes a scavenger hunt. Items are tagged while last breaths are being gasped. To the crudest goes the mostest.— Thomas EastonLady Pamela Berry, wife of a newspaper proprietor and in her day the London hostess with the mostest, had given a dinner party in May 1951 that deserves both literary and historical footnotes.— Geoffrey Wheatcroft

First Known Use of mostest

1833, in the meaning defined above

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“Mostest.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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