HyperDic: worst

English > 6 senses of the word worst:
ADJECTIVEallworst(superlative of 'bad') most wanting in quality or value or condition
NOUNeventworstthe least favorable outcome
attributeworstthe greatest damage or wickedness of which one is capable
actworstthe weakest effort or poorest achievement one is capable of
ADVERBallworstto the highest degree of inferiority or badness
VERBcompetitionworst, pip, mop up, whip, rack updefeat thoroughly
worst > pronunciation
Soundswer'st
Rhymesbratwurst ... versed / Versed: 16 rhymes with erst...
English > worst: 6 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(superlative of 'bad') most wanting in quality or value or condition.
Examples
  • "the worst player on the team"
  • "the worst weather of the year"
NarrowerbottomThe lowest rank
last, last-place, lowestLowest in rank or importance
pessimal, pessimumOf an organism's environment
See alsobadHaving undesirable or negative qualities
inferiorOf low or inferior quality
Oppositebest(superlative of 'good') having the most positive qualities
Usage ofsuperlativeAn exaggerated expression (usually of praise)
Spanishpeor
Catalanpitjor
Nounsworstthe weakest effort or poorest achievement one is capable of
worstthe greatest damage or wickedness of which one is capable
worstthe least favorable outcome
English > worst: 6 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningThe least favorable outcome.
Example"the worst that could happen"
Broaderresult, resultant, final result, outcome, terminationSomething that results
Spanishel más malo, el peor
Catalanel més dolent, el pitjor
Adjectivesworst(superlative of 'bad') most wanting in quality or value or condition
English > worst: 6 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe greatest damage or wickedness of which one is capable.
Examples
  • "the invaders did their worst"
  • "so pure of heart that his worst is another man's best"
Broaderevil, evilnessThe quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice
Adjectivesworst(superlative of 'bad') most wanting in quality or value or condition
English > worst: 6 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe weakest effort or poorest achievement one is capable of.
Example"it was the worst he had ever done on a test"
Broaderattempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, tryearnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish / accomplish something
OppositebestThe supreme effort one can make
Adjectivesworst(superlative of 'bad') most wanting in quality or value or condition
English > worst: 6 senses > adverb 1
MeaningTo the highest degree of inferiority or badness.
Examples
  • "She suffered worst of all"
  • "schools were the worst hit by government spending cuts"
  • "the worst dressed person present"
Spanishpeor
English > worst: 6 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaningdefeat thoroughly.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThe fighter managed to worst his opponent
Synonymspip, mop up, whip, rack up
Broaderbeat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquishCome out better in a competition, race, or conflict
Spanishacabar con, arrasar, azotar, derrotar, despepitar, destruir, hacer papilla, vencer
Catalanarrasar, espinyolar, fer pols

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