the most recent news or development
"have you heard the latest?"
up to the immediate present; most recent or most up-to-date
"the news is up-to-the-minute"; "the very latest scientific discoveries"
latest, a la mode(p), in style(p), in vogue(p), modish(adj)
in the current fashion or style
The most recent thing, particularly information or news.
Superlative of the adverb late; most late.
Complete the xyz task latest by today 5:00PM
Superlative of the adjective late; most late.
Here is the latest news on the accident.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
lāt′est, adj. superl. of late.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'latest' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1580
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'latest' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2556
The numerical value of latest in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of latest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.
In comparing various authors with one another, I have discovered that some of the gravest and latest writers have transcribed, word for word, from former works, without making acknowledgment.
We have received so many 'latest' offers, which themselves have been validated, invalidated, changed, amended, over the course of the last few days, that it's quite uncertain exactly where the latest proposal stands.
One main reason the US has been able to prevent its currency and economy from collapsing, despite the latest wars, huge debt and massive currency printing, is because the dollar is the de-facto standard for international trade and reserve currency.
Like President Reagan, President Bush has not shied from calling evil by its name or declaring his intention to defeat its latest incarnation, terrorism, just as free men and women of all political persuasions, here and abroad, defeated fascism and communism before.
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