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dear +‎ -est, superlative-forming suffix.

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dearest

  1. superlative form of dear: most dear
    • William Shakespeare, Sonnet XXXVII
      So I, made lame by fortune's dearest spite, / Take all my comfort of thy worth and truth.

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dearest (plural dearests)

  1. A beloved person; a term of endearment.

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