"least" Definition

  1. a. Smallest, either in size or degree; shortest; lowest; most unimportant; as, the least insect; the least mercy; the least space.
  2. adv. In the smallest or lowest degree; in a degree below all others; as, to reward those who least deserve it.
  3. conj. See Lest, conj.

More About least

Position in dictionary: 56515 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., adv., conj.,
Words that start with "least": 3
Words that end with "least": 1
Words that contain "least": 4
Next words in dictionary: leastways, leastwise, leasy, leat, leather
Previous words in dictionary: leasow, leasing, leashing, leashed, leash

English Dictionary Definition of least

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