[ out-mohst or, especially British, -muhst ]
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  1. farthest out; outermost.

Origin of outmost

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at out-, -most

Words Nearby outmost

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How to use outmost in a sentence

  • He had pushed his way through the crowd and was now standing in its outmost rank directly opposite the platform.

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  • His outmost signal station was placed on an elevated plateau across the Nansemond River.

  • At its outmost height you are at the Kasba; when you reach the bottom you are in the European town.

  • Speak your latent conviction, and it shall be the universal sense; for the inmost in due time becomes the outmost.

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  • Within this outmost line there was a second row of trees and a rough stone wall, forming an inner defence.

British Dictionary definitions for outmost


/ (ˈaʊtˌməʊst) /

  1. another word for outermost

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