rearmost

adjective rear·most \ ˈrir-ˌmōst \

Definition of rearmost

: farthest in the rear : last

Examples of rearmost in a Sentence

  1. the rearmost part of the building

  2. the rearmost people in the cafeteria line often get the dregs that nobody wanted and for good reason

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First Known Use of rearmost

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rearmost

Definition of rearmost for English Language Learners

  • : at the very rear of something : farthest back from the front



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