Definition of veriest in English:


Syllabification: ver·i·est
Pronunciation: /ˈverēist


[attributive] (the veriest) chiefly • archaic
  • Used to emphasize the degree to which a description applies to someone or something: everyone but the veriest greenhorn knows by now
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    • I regard it as the veriest trash.
    • she tried to feel just a very small pinch, just the veriest dollop of compassion for the young man who was seated before the blazing fire.


early 16th century: superlative of very.

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