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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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  1. trows

  2. worts

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  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. Charles de LEUSSE:

    The worst enemy is oneself, but I do not kill, because I love him.

  2. John Salmons:

    It's beautiful to watch but impossible to get through, the main roads were fine it was just the secondary roads that were worst.

  3. Ina Libak:

    The worst thing that we can do for people working in oil and gas industry is to close our eyes to what's happening abroad and just say 'good luck with this', when Europe stops using oil and gas and switches to other energy sources, and that is happening very fast, it would affect us ... I'm really concerned that we will have high unemployment in 20 years if we don't make that plan now.

  4. Desiderius Erasmus:

    It is wisdom in prosperity, when all is as thou wouldn't have it, to fear and suspect the worst.

  5. Edward Wallis Hoch:

    There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that it hardly behooves any of us to talk about the rest of us.

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