hautest

See also: häutest

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

French haut + English -est.

AdjectiveEdit

hautest

  1. (nonstandard) Highest or best.
    • 1989, Fodor's, Great Britain, 1990
      The hautest of French haute cuisine is served in this grand basement restaurant. Specialties include roast guinea fowl with shallots, and fillet of smoked pork...
    • 2005, Sylvia Tombesi Walton, Time Out Milan: The Lakes And Lombardy:
      Time Out Milan shows you how Italy's powerhouse plays as hard as it works, tipping you off to the hippest aperitivi, the highest fashion and the hautest cuisine []
    • 2007 May 10, Zarah Crawford, “Accumulate This”, in New York Times[1]:
      Unlike the Collyers, Ms. Moss is a hoarder of the hautest kind, but the maximalism of her domestic tableaux, crammed with tasseled cushions, botanical prints, specimen collections and an infinite variety of luxurious tchotchkes, can still feel oppressive.

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

hautest

  1. inflection of hauen:
    1. second-person singular preterite
    2. second-person singular subjunctive II