Definition of almost in English:


Line breaks: al¦most
Pronunciation: /ˈɔːlməʊst


Not quite; very nearly: he almost knocked Georgina over the place was almost empty blues, jazz—he can play almost anything
More example sentences
  • That's the gem that one of her pet dogs almost ate when she lost it in a hotel room.
  • A guy made a dash for the train door and the door almost closed but he pried it open.
  • I gave him a bone off of one of the plates earlier as a reward and he almost ate the whole thing.


Old English æl mǣst 'for the most part' (see all, most).

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