easiest

[ ee-zee-ist ]
/ ˈi zi ɪst /

adjective

superlative of easy.

Definition for easiest (2 of 2)

easy

[ ee-zee ]
/ ˈi zi /

adjective, eas·i·er, eas·i·est.

adverb

Informal. in an easy manner; comfortably: to go easy; take it easy.

noun

a word formerly used in communications to represent the letter E.

Origin of easy

1150–1200; Middle English aisie, esy < Anglo-French (a)eisie, Old French aisié, aised, past participle of aisier to ease
Related formseas·y·like, adjectiveo·ver·eas·y, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for easiest

easy

/ (ˈiːzɪ) /

adjective easier or easiest

adverb

verb easies, easying or easied

Also: easy-oar (usually imperative) to stop rowing

Word Origin for easy

C12: from Old French aisié, past participle of aisier to relieve, ease

usage

Easy is not used as an adverb by careful speakers and writers except in certain set phrases: to take it easy; easy does it. Where a fixed expression is not involved, the usual adverbial form of easily is preferred: this polish goes on more easily (not easier) than the other
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Idioms and Phrases with easiest

easy


In addition to the idioms beginning with easy

  • easy as pie
  • easy come, easy go
  • easy does it
  • easy money
  • easy on the eyes
  • easy sledding
  • easy street, on

also see:

  • breathe easy
  • free and easy
  • get off (easy)
  • go easy
  • let someone down easy
  • on easy street
  • take it easy
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