adjective[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 nowMore example sentences
- 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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