mostest

pronoun

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 Baker
  • The 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 Easton
  • Lady 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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