Definition of farthermost in English:


Syllabification: far·ther·most
Pronunciation: /ˈfärT͟Hərˌmōst
(also furthermost /ˈfər-/)


  • (Of an edge or extreme) at the greatest distance from a central point or implicit standpoint: the pitch broke sharply over the farthermost part of the strike zone
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    • I cannot rest until I am alone in the farthermost edge, wedge, ledge of the shop, great or small, lying along the skirting board, legs propped, reading.
    • He led them to the furthermost edge of the room - before them stretched five doors, each inscribed with their names; they looked at one another with tired, surprised eyes, but they didn't try and discover any more.
    • In my room he was curled into the farthermost corner with his knees brought up to his chest.

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