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

  • adj. Closest to the front; first.

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  • adj. superlative form of forward: most forward.


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forward +‎ -most


  • Our first stop: Camp Bonifas, the forwardmost U.N. Command base.

    War Tour

  • Engineering types will visualize bailing buckets attached to the grips on the oars, which fill on the back stroke and pour as the oar blades reach their forwardmost point.

    White Water Statecraft

  • Yes, it's comforting to know that if your hands eventually do migrate to the forwardmost set of bar ends that you don't have to clamber back down the ladder in order to stop yourself:

    Prize Fighting: Knuckle Down to Win

  • I was off to one side and just coming even with the forwardmost Brit, the most senior of the officers, still plodding forward with head held high, when his forward progress jerked to an abrupt halt as a large hole appeared in his chest.

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • Others usually hunkered down in dangerous places — the vicinity of airports, forts, and enemy troop concentrations, for example — to become the forwardmost eyes and ears of the air assault.

    The Kabul-ki Dance

  • In this forwardmost area of the ship, the plexisteel windows looked outward into the twisting vortex of stars as the Enterprise traveled among them at high warp.

    In the Name of Honor

  • Egg-tossers and dragons were pounding the forwardmost Unkerlanter positions.

    Rulers of the Darkness

  • Shouts from the pickets and the forwardmost encampments said somebody was alarmed about something.

    Advance and Retreat

  • Given that ammonoids added to their spiral shells as they grew, moving their soft bodies into the forwardmost chambers as they did so, new shell material eventually overgrew the source of the irritation and encapsulated it.

    Wired Top Stories

  • Perhaps they would be better served telling the other European Member states (SUCH AS THEIR OWN FRANCE) to quit dragging their feet on the illegal immigration issue, put their money where their mouth is and start offering some REAL aid and burden sharing for Malta, which apart from being Europe's most densely populated state, is also located on the forwardmost frontier with the countries where these illegals come from!!!!!


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