Hind Hind, a. [Compar. {Hinder}; superl. {Hindmost}, or {Hindermost}.] [OE. hind, adv., back, AS. hindan behind. See {Hinder}, a.] In the rear; -- opposed to front; of or pertaining to the part or end which follows or is behind, in opposition to the part which leads or is before; as, the hind legs or hind feet of a quadruped; the hind man in a procession. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hindermost — Hind er*most , Hindmost Hind most , a. [The superlative of hind. See {Hind}, a.] [Cf. AS. hindema (akin to Goth. hindumists), a superlative from the same source as the comparative hinder. See {Hinder}, a., and cf. {Aftermost}.] Furthest in or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hindermost — index back (in reverse), extreme (last), last (final) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • hindermost — late 14c., hyndermest; see HINDER (Cf. hinder) (adj.) + MOST (Cf. most) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hindermost — hind·er·most (hīnʹdər mōst ) adj. Variant of hindmost. * * * …   Universalium

  • hindermost — adjective hindmost …   Wiktionary

  • hindermost — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Bringing up the rear: endmost, hindmost, last1, lattermost, rearmost. See START …   English dictionary for students

  • hindermost — adj. hindmost, last in position, furthest to the rear …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hindermost — hind·er·most …   English syllables

  • hindermost — /ˈhaɪndəmoʊst/ (say huynduhmohst) adjective → hindmost …   Australian English dictionary

  • hindermost — adjective located farthest to the rear • Syn: ↑backmost, ↑hindmost, ↑rearmost • Similar to: ↑back …   Useful english dictionary

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