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Definition of "uppermost" []

  • In the highest position, place, or rank: finished uppermost in the standings; the uppermost balcony. (adverb)

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 "uppermost" in a sentence
  • "The conclusion that three dice were deliberately placed with six uppermost is then a personal, not a statistical conclusion."
  • "The necessity of replacing the monk by the schoolmaster was recognized, but not the necessity of replacing the nun by the schoolmistress; the purely physical and reproductive idea of woman being once again uppermost, the need for training her mind no longer existed."
  • "Preconceived idea again uppermost, he took literally many of her sallies and allusions to her husband, which were purposely Brobdignagian in their dimensions."