Idioms about least
- at the lowest estimate or figure: The repairs will cost at least $100.
- at any rate; in any case: You didn't get a good grade, but at least you passed the course.
Origin of least
Words nearby least
How to use least in a sentence
To be fair, this is one of the least-insulting comparisons Watters could have made.
The Mosel region is arguably the most storied, least-understood wine region in the world.
He has one of the least-lined faces of anyone I have ever met.
The New York/New Jersey/Long Island metropolitan region is the fourth-least-equal U.S. metro region, according to one study.Can Bill de Blasio Fix New York’s Income Inequality?|David Freedlander|September 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
When you're among the least-prepared students in the class, you're likely to struggle.Affirmative Action: Who Does it Help, Who Does it Hurt?|Megan McArdle|June 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I assure you I am very sorry for critics all round,they are the least-regarded and worst-rewarded of all the literary community.The Sorrows of Satan|Marie Corelli
These eight little volumes will always remain Borrow's least-read books.George Borrow and His Circle|Clement King Shorter
On Alaska alone, the least-known section of the Pacific coast, there is a bibliographical list of four thousand.Vikings of the Pacific|Agnes C. Laut
So far Maui had the luck which so commonly attends the youngest and least-considered child in folklore and mythology.Modern Mythology|Andrew Lang
Least-wise, he would rot in a sewer near a busy bus stop replete with all the dronings of archaic feet.The Land of Look Behind|Paul Cameron Brown
British Dictionary definitions for least
- the least the superlative of little you have the least talent of anyone
- (as pronoun; functioning as sing)least isn't necessarily worst
- if nothing elseyou should at least try
- at the least
Word Origin for least
Other Idioms and Phrases with least
In addition to the idioms beginning with least
- least of all
- least resistance, line of
- at least
- in the least
- last but not least
- to say the least