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British English: /wəːst/
American English: /wərst/

Translation of worst in German:

adjective superl. of

bad 1
  • 1worse 1:
    be worst
    am schlechtesten/schlimmsten sein
    the worst thing about it was …
    das Schlimmste daran war …
    the worst thing you could do
    das Schlechteste, was du machen könntest
  • 2 (least efficient, of poorest quality)


  • superl. of badly
    am schlimmsten
    am schlechtesten (gekleidet)


  • 1[the] worst
    der/die/das Schlimmste
    you saw him at his worst
    du hast ihn in seinem schlimmsten Zustand erlebt
    prepare for the worst
    sich auf das Schlimmste gefasst machen
    at worst, at the [very] worst get or have the worst of it (be defeated)
    [vernichtend] geschlagen werden
    (suffer the most) am meisten zu leiden haben
    if the worst or it comes to the worst (British English) , if worse comes to worst (American English)
    wenn es zum Schlimmsten kommt
    do your worst
    mach, was du willst!
    let him do his worst
    er soll machen, was er will
  • 2 (what is of poorest quality)
    Schlechteste der/die/das.

transitive verb

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