[ bot-uh m-mohst or, esp. British, -muh st ]
/ ˈbɒt əmˌmoʊst or, esp. British, -məst /


of, relating to, or situated at the bottom.
(of one of a series) farthest down; lowest.

Origin of bottommost

First recorded in 1860–65; bottom + -most Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for bottommost

  • Nobody disputed her evil hold on the bottommost place of all.

    Ladies and Gentlemen |Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury) Cobb
  • Louis looked for a moment as though he were about to consign my innocent desire for Riz Diane to the bottommost depths.

    The Lost Ambassador|E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • He unreservedly believed that one guilty falsehood—just one—would consign his soul to the bottommost pit of perdition forever.

    Ladies and Gentlemen |Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury) Cobb

British Dictionary definitions for bottommost


/ (ˈbɒtəmˌməʊst) /


lowest or most fundamental

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