outermost

[ ou-ter-mohst or, esp. British, -muh st ]
/ ˈaʊ tərˌmoʊst or, esp. British, -məst /

adjective

farthest out; remotest from the interior or center: the outermost limits.

Nearby words

  1. outer planet,
  2. outer product,
  3. outer space,
  4. outercoat,
  5. outercourse,
  6. outersole,
  7. outerwear,
  8. outface,
  9. outfall,
  10. outfield

Origin of outermost

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at outer, -most

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British Dictionary definitions for outermost

outermost

/ (ˈaʊtəˌməʊst) /

adjective

furthest from the centre or middle; outmost
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Word Origin and History for outermost

outermost

adj.

1580s, from outer + -most.

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