Definition of latest in English Dictionary

  • NounPLlatestsSUF-est
    1. The most recent thing, particularly information or news.
      1. Have you heard the latest?
      2. What's the latest on the demonstrations in New York?
      3. Have you met Jane's latest? I hear he's a hunk.
  • Adjective
    1. superlative form of late: most late.
      1. (now rare, poetic) Last, final.
        1. Most recent.
          1. Here is the latest news on the accident.
      2. Adverb
        1. superlative form of late: most late.
          1. At the latest.
            1. Complete the XYZ task latest by today 5:00PM.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • He guffawed and gave me a dig in the ribs after telling his latest joke.
            • My Linux kernel wedged after I installed the latest update.
            • She has always been known as a capable wordsmith, but in this latest novel she also shows surprising emotional depth.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Adjective forms
              • Adjective superlative forms
              • Uncomparable adjectives
              • Adverbs
                • Adverb forms
                  • Adverb superlative forms
                • Nouns
                  • Countable nouns

                Other Vocabulary

                Look-Alike Words
                1. en latent
                2. fr latent
                3. en lates
                4. en layest
                5. en ratest
                Source: Wiktionary
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                Meaning of latest for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "latest" is an adjective, more specifically, an adjective form and an uncomparable adjective. It's also an adverb, more specifically, an adverb form. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
                Difficultness: Level 2
                Easy     ➨     Difficult
                Definiteness: Level 4
                Definite    ➨     Versatile