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[ hith-er-mohst or, esp. British, -muh st ]
/ ˈhɪð ərˌmoʊst or, esp. British, -məst /


nearest in this direction.

Nearby words

hitchings, hitchings, george herbert, hithe, hither, hither and thither, hithermost, hitherto, hitherward, hitler, hitler, adolf, hitlerism

Origin of hithermost

First recorded in 1555–65; hither + -most Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for hithermost

  • Soon after, we arrived at the hithermost bank of the river, where I thought we were to pitch our tent.

    The Life and Adventures of Bruce, the African Traveller|Francis Head

British Dictionary definitions for hithermost


/ (ˈhɪðəˌməʊst) /


rare nearest to this place or in this direction
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