Definition of smallest in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveBFsmallCOMsmallerSUF-est
    1. superlative form of small: most small.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Eraser dust, which can be purchased or made by the conservator by grating an eraser, is sprinkled on a very small section of the area to be cleaned and gently rubbed with a brush.
        • There was a small trough that the sump pump emptied into; it was filled with mosquito larvae.
        • Males castrated at birth are smaller (Field et al., 1997a ), and females ovariectomized at birth are larger than their intact male and female counterparts (Field et al., 2004 ).
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Small cell signaling molecules like astakines play a role in hemocyte proliferation [68 ,69 ].
        • Small beekeepers may wish to team up with other beekeepers in their area and cooperative extracting rooms may be the practical answer in many districts even ...
        • Smaller flowers such as chionodoxa are better under shrubs where they can create great pools of blue.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • She had to chew up the food for him because his teeth are too small.
        • I was hoping that, by volunteering at this refuge, I could make a difference, however small.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Adjective forms
          • Adjective superlative forms
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      4. en smallest room in the house
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of smallest for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "smallest" is an adjective, more specifically, an adjective form.
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