adjective Date: 1628 most advanced ; leading

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Headmost — Head most ( m[=o]st ), a. Most advanced; most forward; as, the headmost ship in a fleet. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • headmost — [hed′mōst΄] adj. in the lead; foremost …   English World dictionary

  • headmost — /hed mohst / or, esp. Brit., / meuhst/, adj. most advanced; foremost. [1620 30; HEAD + MOST] * * * …   Universalium

  • headmost — adjective Closest to the front of a group or pack …   Wiktionary

  • headmost — Synonyms and related words: acmatic, ahead, antecedent, anterior, apical, arch, banner, before, capital, cardinal, central, champion, chief, consummate, crowning, dominant, exordial, first, focal, fore, foregoing, forehand, foremost, forward,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • headmost — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. initial, outstanding, main; see principal …   English dictionary for students

  • headmost — adj. most advanced …   English contemporary dictionary

  • headmost — adjective archaic (chiefly of a ship) holding a position in advance of others; foremost …   English new terms dictionary

  • headmost — adj foremost, supreme, head, first, premier, paramount, Inf. boss; main, chief, principal, cardinal, prime, primary, uppermost, most important; dominant, superior, surpassing, preeminent …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • headmost — head·most …   English syllables

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