Definition of the worst
1 : the worst person or thing What's the worst that can happen? That movie was the worst! He is the worst of the bunch.
2 : the worst group of people or things This city's schools are the nation's worst.
3 : the worst part of something Even in the worst of times, she was hopeful. It's still raining, but the worst of the storm is over now.
Word by Word Definitions
: superlative ofbador ofill
: most corrupt, bad, evil, or ill
: most unfavorable, difficult, unpleasant, or painful
: superlative ofillorillyor ofbadorbadly
: to the extreme degree of badness or inferiority
: to the greatest or highest degree
: one that is worst
: to get the better of : defeat
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