longest meaning


    Definition of longest in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFlongSGlongsPRlongingPT, PPlongedSUF-est
    1. (archaic) second-person singular simple present form of long.
    2. AdjectiveBFlongCOMlonger
      1. superlative form of long: most long.
      2. AdverbBFlongCOMlonger
        1. superlative form of long: most long.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • In long winter nights it was hard to tell who enjoyed sportfulness the better, the children who romped the floor, or the parents who, with lighted countenance, looked at them.
            • I could no longer keep this secret alone; I decided to confide in my brother.
            • Speedboarding involves leaping onto long skateboards and zipping down steep public streets and canyon roads at speeds of more than 40 mph.
          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
            • Long and almost straight vessels (vasa recta), into which the efferent vessel of those tufts situated at the bases of the pyramids, divides.
            • Long believed to be extinct, the purple-bellied speckled turtle was sighted for the first time in living memory in a remote pasture near Chicago'.'
            • Long an outsider in Western politics, Portugal came in from the cold after the 1974 Carnation Revolution.
          3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • My hand stings after knocking on the door so long.
            • Vote now, as this thread is sure to make its way into squirrelable territory before long!
            • His fingers were shriveled from being in the bath for too long.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Adjective forms
              • Adjective superlative forms
            • Adverbs
              • Adverb forms
                • Adverb superlative forms
              • Verbs
                • Verb forms
                  • Archaic verb forms
                    • Second-person singular forms
                    • Verb singular forms
                      • Second-person singular forms
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                2. en longest-haired
                Source: Wiktionary
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                Meaning of longest for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "longest" is an adjective, more specifically, an adjective form. It's also an adverb, more specifically, an adverb form. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
                Difficultness: Level 3
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                Definiteness: Level 1
                Definite    ➨     Versatile