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Cinemax: a cable television channel. Unabridged
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  • Just then maxs dog Prince joined the group, wagging his tail and lifting joyful eyes to his young masters face.

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  • It was Cousin Ronald who spoke, making his voice sound like maxs.

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  • But she will go first to maxs commencement, wont she, Rosie?

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  • In answer to Fontenelles looks of inquiry, Case briefly told the story of maxs visit and capture.

  • Prince followed the others to the table and when all were seated laid himself down at maxs feet.

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  • Yes, daughter, and must turn presently, for maxs leave of absence will be over by the time I can take him back to the Academy.

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  • We escaped from maxs cronies because Captain Joe butted in and chewed up a few.

British Dictionary definitions for maxs


noun (informal)
the most significant, highest, furthest, or greatest thing
to the max, to the ultimate extent
See also max out
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Word Origin and History for maxs



"to reach the maximum level," by 1986, colloquial, from maximize or related words. Related: Maxed; maxing.

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Slang definitions & phrases for maxs



At the most; at the highest limit: I do three cars a week, max (1970s+)


To win; do the very best (1950s+ College students)

Related Terms

to the max

[fr maximum ''the highest possible grade,'' found by 1851]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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