Definitions for latterˈlæt ər

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. latter(adj)

    the second of two or the second mentioned of two

    "Tom and Dick were both heroes but only the latter is remembered today"

  2. latter(a)(adj)

    referring to the second of two things or persons mentioned (or the last one or ones of several)

    "in the latter case"

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  1. latter(Adjective)

    relating to or being the second of two items

  2. latter(Adjective)

    near (or nearer) to the end

  3. latter(Adjective)

    close (or closer) to the present time

  4. Origin: lætra.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Latter(adj)

    later; more recent; coming or happening after something else; -- opposed to former; as, the former and latter rain

  2. Latter(adj)

    of two things, the one mentioned second

  3. Latter(adj)

    recent; modern

  4. Latter(adj)

    last; latest; final

  5. Origin: [OE. later, ltter, compar. of lat late. See Late, and cf. Later.]

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    Rank popularity for the word 'latter' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1259

Anagrams of latter »

  1. rattle

  2. tarlet

  3. Tatler


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