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[reer-mohst] /ˈrɪərˌmoʊst/
farthest in the rear; last.
Origin of rearmost
1710-20; rear1 + -most Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • I crept away and made a swift detour to the right to come behind the rearmost horseman of the troop.

    The Master of Appleby Francis Lynde
  • After all, you were the rearmost man, and the one none other would observe.

    Millennium Everett B. Cole
  • At this moment, Arkansas is next to Florida, the rearmost of all our states in wild-life protection.

    Our Vanishing Wild Life William T. Hornaday
  • The point of the buttock (O) is the rearmost point of the pelvis.

    The Horsewoman Alice M. Hayes
  • Personally he set an admirable example, sending away his own horse, and walking with his rearmost soldiers.

    The Great Boer War Arthur Conan Doyle
  • At the portals of the rearmost Pullman but one a porter interposed himself.

    Local Color Irvin S. Cobb
  • The Logan, saluting the rearmost scout of the destroyer flotilla, steamed on to return to her own position in the line.

  • The rearmost Russians pushed those in front of them towards the hole.

    The Spell of Switzerland Nathan Haskell Dole
  • Around Sweeny, who garrisoned the left-hand wagon of the rearmost line, the fight was particularly noisy.

    Overland John William De Forest
  • Several of their bullets enter the engine of our rearmost rearguard.

British Dictionary definitions for rearmost


nearest the rear; coming last
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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