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hindmost

[ hahynd-mohst or, especially British, -muhst ]
/ ˈhaɪndˌmoʊst or, especially British, -məst /
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adjective

furtherest behind or nearest the rear; last.

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Origin of hindmost

First recorded in 1325–75; Middle English. See hind1, -most
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British Dictionary definitions for hindmost

hindmost

hindermost (ˈhaɪndəˌməʊst)

/ (ˈhaɪndˌməʊst) /

adjective

furthest back; last
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Idioms and Phrases with hindmost

hindmost

see devil take the hindmost.

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