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

Word History

First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mostest was in 1833

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Cite this Entry

“Mostest.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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