outermost

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English uttermost, uttirmest, uttermast, outemast, alteration (due to Middle English outre (outer)) of Old English ūtemest, ȳtemest (outermost), equivalent to outer +‎ -most. Doublet of uttermost.

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outermost

  1. superlative form of outer: most outer
    He lived on the outermost edge of the city.

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outermost (plural outermosts)

  1. That which is outermost; the surface; the outside.
    • 1845, C. P. Bronson, Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy
      Observe, the Analytical course is from outermosts to innermosts, from effects to causes []