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[wur-ser] /ˈwɜr sər/
adjective, adverb, Nonstandard.
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  • No m calleth this to hasty a care whych is vsed for the worser parte of man.

    The Education of Children Desiderius Erasmus
  • The more I turned about in my hammock, the hotter and worser I got.

    Blue Jackets George Manville Fenn
  • I don't know what you call pain; but if dis'ere aint pain, I don't want to set no worser de longest day as ever I live!

    Ishmael Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • "I cannot but say that, like Martha, you have chosen the worser part," continued the letter.

    Kept in the Dark Anthony Trollope
  • Cheer up, old gal, many a bark's ridden through a worser storm; ye'll come it yet may be.

  • And, worser yet, they will not be ruled by the women, that have all the wit going.

    Joyce Morrell's Harvest Emily Sarah Holt
  • Just think what will be his joy when he, too, is destroyed in his worser part that his better part may have spiritual immortality.

    Dracula Bram Stoker
  • So that all round them the folk grew better and not the worser.

    The Sundering Flood William Morris
British Dictionary definitions for worser


an archaic or nonstandard word for worse
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for worser

double comparative; see worse + -er (2). Attested from late 15c. and common 16c.-17c. Worsers "(one's) inferiors" is from 1580s.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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