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Meaning of FOREMOST

Pronunciation:  'fowr`mowst

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  before anything else; "first we must consider the garter snake"
  2. [adv]  prominently forward; "he put his best foot foremost"
  3. [adj]  preceding all others in spatial position; "the foremost compartment of the ship"
  4. [adj]  ranking above all others; "was first in her class"; "the foremost figure among marine artists"; "the top graduate"
  5. [adj]  situated closest to the bow; "the foremost compartment of the ship"

FOREMOST is a 8 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: best, first, first, first of all, first off, firstly, fore(a), front(a), frontmost, top(a)



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fore"most`\, a. [OE. formest first, AS. formest,
fyrmest, superl. of forma first, which is a superl. fr. fore
fore; cf. Goth. frumist, fruma, first. See {Fore}, adv., and
cf. {First}, {Former}, {Frame}, v. t., {Prime}, a.]
First in time or place; most advanced; chief in rank or
dignity; as, the foremost troops of an army.

      THat struck the foremost man of all this world. --Shak.

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