beatenest

[ beet-n-ist ]
/ ˈbit n ɪst /
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adjective


Nearby words

  1. beatbox,
  2. beatboxing,
  3. beaten,
  4. beaten biscuit,
  5. beaten track,
  6. beater,
  7. beatific,
  8. beatification,
  9. beatify,
  10. beatinest

beatinest

or beat·en·est

[ beet-n-ist ]
/ ˈbit n ɪst /

adjective South Midland and Southern U.S.

most remarkable or unusual: This is the beatinest town I ever did see.

Origin of beatinest

1855–60, Americanism; apparently beatin(g) (present participle of beat) + -est1

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Examples from the Web for beatenest

  • He always is been the beatenest one for twitting me about little things around the house!

    J. Poindexter, Colored|Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
  • If they warn't the beatenest lot, them two frauds, that ever I struck.

    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • I went to the Tabernicle three or four times; and of all the preachers that ever I heard, he certainly is the beatenest.

    Aunt Jane of Kentucky|Eliza Calvert Hall
  • "Men do be the beatenest," exclaimed Aurelia under her breath.

    The White Shield|Myrtle Reed