adjective a superl. of late with later as compar.
most recent; current: latest fashions.
the latest, the most recent news, development, disclosure, etc.: This is the latest in personal computers.
at the latest, not any later than (a specified time): Be at the airport by 7 o'clock at the latest.
Origin of latest
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Related Words for latestsenthusiasm, mania, passion, furor, comment, word, advice, speech, scandal, news, rumor, announcement, leak, discovery, epiphany, tone, look, form, trend, pattern
most recent, modern, or newthe latest fashions
at the latest no later than the time specified
the latest informal the most recent fashion or development
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superlative of late. The latest "the news" attested from 1886.
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