What does aftermost mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term aftermost:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. aftermost(adj)

    located closest to the stern or tail


  1. aftermost(Adjective)

    Nearest the stern of a vessel; hindmost.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aftermost

    hindmost; -- opposed to foremost

  2. Aftermost

    nearest the stern; most aft

  3. Origin: [OE. eftemest, AS. ftemest, akin to Gothic aftumist and aftuma, the last, orig. a superlative of of, with the superlative endings -te, -me, -st.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Aftermost

    aft′ėr-mōst, adj. hindmost. [A.S. æftemest; Goth. af-tuma, -tuma, being equiv. to L. -tumus in op-tumus, best. Goth. has also af-tum-ists = A.S. æf-tem-est, which is thus a double superlative.—Thus in aftermost, r is intrusive and -most is not the adv. most.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. aftermost

    The last objects in a ship, reckoned from forwards; as, the aftermost mast, aftermost guns, &c.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aftermost in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aftermost in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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