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Definition of "latest" []

  • Superlative of late. (adjective)
  • Something that is the most recent or current of its kind: the latest in electronic gadgetry. (noun)
  • At the latest No later than: Have it done by Tuesday at the latest. (idiom)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "latest" in a sentence
  • "The latest improvements were hurried to the front, and adopted by both armies almost simultaneously; for hardly had the Federal bought, when the Confederate captured, and used, the _very latest_."
  • "While the term latest and greatest generally lasts only a day or two, the"
  • "NPR's CEO Vivian Schiller said Williams 'comments were the latest is a series of troubling incidents over several years."