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late 14c., hyndermest; see hinder (adj.) + -most.

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Related Words for hindermost

hinder, last, reverse, behind, rearward, hind, posterior, tail, stern, following, postern, mizzen, aft, after, astern, backward, hindmost, rearmost, dorsal, hindermost

Examples from the Web for hindermost

Historical Examples of hindermost

  • The hindermost looked round for a moment and caught a glimpse of us.

    In the Wilds of Florida

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • The poet also noticed that "ever he rode the hindermost of the route."

    The Canterbury Puzzles

    Henry Ernest Dudeney

  • Then it will be each for himself and the devil gets the hindermost.

    Flamsted quarries

    Mary E. Waller

  • "The Devil take the hindermost" was the motto of industrial life.

    Fifteen Chapters of Autobiography

    George William Erskine Russell

  • She accompanied him, and they sat down on the hindermost bench.

    Back o' the Moon

    Oliver Onions