[hahynd-mohst or, esp. British, -muh st]
- furtherest behind or nearest the rear; last.
Origin of hindmost
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Examples from the Web for hindmost
"Deil tak the hindmost" is by no means the crie de guerre of my muse.The Letters of Robert Burns
It was every man for himself and the Devil take the hindmost.The Web of the Golden Spider
Frederick Orin Bartlett
You, sir, with your "devil take the hindmost," have never even seen him.The Pigeon (Third Series Plays)
It'll be every man for himself an' the devil take the hindmost.Prairie Flowers
James B. Hendryx
Hindmost sole, possibly “inmost soul”; wisk, possibly “whisk.”The Fifth Form at Saint Dominic's
Talbot Baines Reed
- furthest back; last
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Word Origin and History for hindmost
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Idioms and Phrases with hindmost
see devil take the hindmost.
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