Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Farthest to the left: in the leftmost lane of traffic.

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  • adj. Furthest to the left.

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  • adj. farthest to the left

Etymologies

From left + most. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The leftmost is the 1892 Gilman House, in Queen Anne style.

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  • When using the VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP functions, the text or numeric entries in the Lookup column or row (that is, the leftmost column of a verti - cal Lookup table or the top row of a horizontal Lookup table) must be unique.

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  • That will give Obama leftward incentive and it will keep Obama from being the leftmost side … and it will also keep the left side sane, and keep it thinking and sorting ideas, and keep it from degenerating toward a mess gravitationally unified by support for the ups and downs and particular acts and weird angles and bad moments of one trusted president for fear of the opposition.

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  • Are they really different, especially after the leftmost one?

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  • Visitors enter the museum today through the leftmost Hôtel Champereux; a windowed arcade along the riverside facade leads to the permanent collection.

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  • The leftmost flask contained KMnO4 to react with aqueous HCl added through the funnel controlled by a pinch clamp.

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  • The real “ideological war” is and remains the drive by the leftmost fringe of the Democratic Party to impose and entrench undiluted liberalism, the philosophy of less than a quarter of the electorate, before the rest of the country wakes up and throws them out.

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  • My outpatient therapist thinks that doing word searches might help me get faster at finding the leftmost letters on my computer keyboard, and I need to speed up my typing if I want to go back to work, and I definitely want to go back to work, so I should do every word search in this book.

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  • The leftmost Justice can only be as left as Stevens or Ginsburg, and the rightmost Justice can only be as right as Thomas, forevermore?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Justice Stevens to Retire

  • Something else: you do realise that by “range” I mean the amount of space there is between the leftmost Justice and the rightmost Justice, right?

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