worst adj

Superlative suppletive form for bad, adj.; see worse, adj.

  1. Most negative.

worst n

see worst, adj.

  1. Most negative thing that can happen; [fig.] terror; death.

worst [-ed] v

OE wyrresta.

  1. Defeat; beat; conquer; vanquish; best in a struggle; [fig.] wrestle; grabble with; [metaphor] see the face of; bring down to earth; [word play] textile made from combed long staple wool.