Origin of foremost
Examples from the Web for foremost
The New York governor was the foremost Democrat to stand athwart the Reagan Revolution.Mario Cuomo, a Frustrating Hero to Democrats, Is Dead at 82|Eleanor Clift|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Even the best of us can hurt the people who come to us for care when we forget that our foremost obligation is to them.
The foremost trendsetter of Scandi-sleek design and New Nordic food knows no limit to its progressive reputation.
The cities of the heartland came into existence, first and foremost, as economic entities.
And, if this is once again removed, the local population will likely blame, first and foremost, the anti-ISIS coalition.To Kill the ISIS Monster You Gotta Do More Than Cut Off Its Money|Charlie Winter|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He is to-day the foremost man of the race in pure literature.The Negro in Literature and Art in the United States|Benjamin Brawley
The militant monarch or minister is always put in the foremost place and the highest position.The Revival of Irish Literature|Charles Gavan Duffy
When the foremost ranks had nearly reached the summit, a sudden silence stifled the musketry.Miss Ravenel's conversion from secession to loyalty|J. W. de Forest
First and foremost, Isaac lad, are you so ignorant as to think the king is here in this ere province to be run out?Corporal 'Lige's Recruit|James Otis
There in that tirtha are three fiery caverns between which the Ganga, that foremost of tirthas, rolleth rapidly.Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1|Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
British Dictionary definitions for foremost
Word Origin for foremost
Word Origin and History for foremost
Old English fyrmest "earliest, first, most prominent," from Proto-Germanic *formo- (related to Old English fruma "beginning"), superlative of the root of fore + additional superlative suffix -est. Cf. -most, and cf. also Old Frisian formest, Gothic frumists. Altered on the assumption that it is a compound of fore and most.
Idioms and Phrases with foremost
see first and foremost.