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Princeton's WordNet

  1. worst(noun)

    the least favorable outcome

    "the worst that could happen"

  2. worst(noun)

    the greatest damage or wickedness of which one is capable

    "the invaders did their worst"; "so pure of heart that his worst is another man's best"

  3. worst(adj)

    the weakest effort or poorest achievement one is capable of

    "it was the worst he had ever done on a test"

  4. worst(verb)

    (superlative of `bad') most wanting in quality or value or condition

    "the worst player on the team"; "the worst weather of the year"

  5. worst, pip, mop up, whip, rack up(adverb)

    defeat thoroughly

    "He mopped up the floor with his opponents"

  6. worst(adverb)

    to the highest degree of inferiority or badness

    "She suffered worst of all"; "schools were the worst hit by government spending cuts"; "the worst dressed person present"

Wiktionary

  1. worst(Verb)

    To make worse.

  2. worst(Verb)

    To grow worse; to deteriorate.

  3. worst(Verb)

    To outdo or defeat, especially in battle.

  4. worst(Adverb)

    In the worst way: most badly, most ill.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Worst(adj)

    bad, evil, or pernicious, in the highest degree, whether in a physical or moral sense. See Worse

    Etymology: [See Worse, v. t. & a.]

  2. Worst(noun)

    that which is most bad or evil; the most severe, pernicious, calamitous, or wicked state or degree

    Etymology: [See Worse, v. t. & a.]

  3. Worst(adj)

    to gain advantage over, in contest or competition; to get the better of; to defeat; to overthrow; to discomfit

    Etymology: [See Worse, v. t. & a.]

  4. Worst(verb)

    to grow worse; to deteriorate

    Etymology: [See Worse, v. t. & a.]

Freebase

  1. Worst

    Worst is an ongoing Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiroshi Takahashi. The plot revolves around a group of teenage boys who fight their way through the notorious high school, Suzuran. The manga was first published by Shōnen Champion in 2002. The series is currently being serialized in Japan and has been collected into twenty-five tankōbon volumes. In North America, Digital Manga Publishing has released only three volumes, with the last graphic novel released in November 2004. The series is currently on hiatus but Digital Manga Publishing has said that if enough fans show interest, they will consider continuing the series. Worst is infamous for not having any female characters. Hiroshi Takahashi had also released Worst Gaiden which is the short collection of sides stories for the Worst series.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Worst

    wurst, adj. bad or evil in the highest degree.—adv. to a very bad or very evil degree.—n. the highest degree of badness: the most evil state.—v.t. to get the advantage over in a contest: to defeat.—v.i. (obs.) to grow worse. [A.S. wyrst, wyrrest, wyrresta, from the same source as worse.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'worst' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2313

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'worst' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2111

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of worst in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of worst in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of worst in a Sentence

  1. Rosalind Wiseman:

    Mainstream media is portraying girls at younger ages who are mimicking the worst of obnoxious, stereotypical girl behavior ... rolling eyes, moving the hips around, being catty, so what girls are getting is that by 8 or 9, this is sort of a 'normal' way to act.

  2. Edward Santiago of aid group:

    Fighting, critical fuel shortages and restrictions on importing relief supplies have already helped to create one of the world's worst humanitarian crises, the bombing of Hodeida port is the final straw ... The impact of these latest air strikes will be felt most strongly by innocent children and families.

  3. Ryan Gosling:

    He's just such a disaster, he's seconds away all the time from being the worst person ever, and he has this daughter that's literally propping him up and trying to help him be a good person.

  4. Kevin Catalina:

    We've removed the worst of the worst.

  5. Stef Blok:

    It was CNN that drove the attention to this terrible slave trade that has been going on in Libya for far too long, as The Netherlands is currently a member of the Security Council, we proposed to them to impose United Nations on six of the worst perpetrators -- and that will mean that this crime won't be left unpunished.

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