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

Translation of worst in Spanish:


  • superl of → bad he's the worst student in the class the worst results
    los peores resultados
    he ran his worst ever race
    corrió peor que nunca
    worst of all
    lo peor de todo
    the worst thing about her is her selfishness
    lo peor que tiene es lo egoísta que es
    his taste is the worst! (US) [colloquial]
    ¡tiene un gusto pésimo! [colloquial]
    how was your trip? — the worst! (US)
    ¿qué tal el viaje? — ¡de lo peor!
    the worst thing that can come of it is a slight delay
    lo peor que puede pasar es que haya un ligero retraso


  • (superlative of) badlyshe did (the) worst (of all) in both exams
    le fue peor que a nadie en los dos exámenes
    the poor will suffer worst under this system
    los pobres van a ser quienes más sufran bajo este sistema


  • 1the worst 1.1 (+ singular verb)
    lo peor
    the worst was now over
    ya había pasado lo peor
    his sister brings out the worst in him
    cuando está con su hermana está peor que nunca
    to fear/imagine the worst
    temer/imaginarse lo peor
    if (the) worst comes to (the) worst
    en el peor de los casos
    to get or have the worst of it
    salir perdiendo
    llevarse la peor parte
    1.2 (+ plural verb)
    los peores
    the worst of them will have to be thrown out
    los peores tendrán que ser expulsados
  • 2 2.1at worst
    en el peor de los casos
    at worst, they'll fine us
    en el peor de los casos nos pondrán una multa
    2.2at her/his/its worstI'm at my worst in the morning
    la mañana es mi peor momento del día
    this is racism at its worst
    esto es racismo de la peor especie
    the violinist was at his worst
    el violinista tocó peor que nunca

transitive verb

  • (opponent)
    Example sentences
    • Or, you should be prepared for an all-out war where you are sure to be worsted.
    • But they were worsted in an action at Bhangam, about 10 km northeast of Paonta, on 18 September 1688.
    • The Eluru, Andhra Pradesh born techie also developed the electronics for Pacific Blue, the advanced version of IBM's Deep Blue computer that worsted Garry Kasparov in a chess series.
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