Definitions

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

  • adj. Variant of hindmost.

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  • adj. hindmost

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Furthest in or toward the rear; last.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as hindmost.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. located farthest to the rear

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Examples

  • One of the hindermost was a man named Gĕnih, and to him To’ Kâya shouted:

    In Court and Kampong Being Tales and Sketches of Native Life in the Malay Peninsula

  • "It's head for tall timber, and the Greeks take the hindermost," adjudged the cheerful sailor, while Ole was stuttering over what would happen when we came to the end of the river.

    Charley's Coup

  • Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all in five days, and all less than six thousand years ago; and if thou believest it not, in a sling shalt thou find thy hindermost quarters

    Tony Hendra: Not The Bible -- The Ultimate and Eternal Parody

  • Now the LORD God was walking in the garden in the cool of the day, with his dog; and as Adam and his wife were beginning these new abominations, the LORD God did stub the toe of his foot upon their hindermost quarters.

    Tony Hendra: Not The Bible -- The Ultimate and Eternal Parody

  • Athenians advanced they retreated, but charged them when they retired, falling especially upon the hindermost of them, in the hope that, if they could put to flight a few at a time, they might strike a panic into the whole army.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Imbros, and Lemnos, but the four which were hindermost were caught off Elaeus.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Your mother shall be sore confounded; she that bare you shall be ashamed: behold, the hindermost of the nations shall be a wilderness, a dry land, and a desert.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • At the instant that Rex raised the weapon to fire, a vivid flash of lightning showed him, on his right hand, on the ghastly and pallid ocean, two boats, the hindermost one apparently within a few yards of him.

    For the term of his natural life

  • They began by knocking down the burdens of the hindermost of my men, and several shots were fired, each party spreading out on both sides of the path.

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • The other party now gave way in their turn, closely followed by ourselves; I was in the van, and about to stretch out my hand to seize the hindermost boy of the enemy, when, not being acquainted with the miry and difficult paths of the Nor Loch, and in my eagerness taking no heed of my footing, I plunged into a quagmire, into which I sank as far as my shoulders.

    Lavengro

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