Bettermost Bet"ter*most`, a. Best. [R.] ``The bettermost classes.'' --Brougham. [1913 Webster]

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  • bettermost — ˌmōst adjective 1. now chiefly dialect : best my lady might wear some of her bettermost gowns Emily Eden : superior the bettermost person who shows her superiority by wearing kid gloves Flora Thompson 2. now chiefly dialect …   Useful english dictionary

  • bettermost — bet·ter·most …   English syllables

  • bet|ter|most — «BEHT uhr mohst», adjective. Dialect. best: »Men, after their fashion, as well as women, distinguish the bettermost, and aid him to succeed (George Meredith) …   Useful english dictionary

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