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
            • In San Francisco, capital of Silicon Valley and boom town of the internet, innovators have devised the latest in computerised technodazzle.
            • The usefulness of his latest reorganisation has been disputed.
            • The latest model is also the most power-hungry in the lineup.
        • 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 ratest
                5. en lamest
                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