Definition of "dearest" []

  • Used as an affectionate way of addressing someone (adjective)
  • Most cherished (adjective)
  • Used as a very affectionate form of address (noun)
  • Superlative form of dear: most dear. (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • A beloved person; a term of endearment. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "dearest" in a sentence
  • "Dearest, dearest, _dearest_ Joan -- The first thing you have thoroughly to realise is that it doesn't matter _what_ you say or what mother says or what any one says."
  • ""You can't frighten me, dearest, _dearest_!" she said exultantly."
  • "Those who know him best say that the title dearest to his heart is that of "Founder of the New York Tribune.""