1 worst /ˈwɚst/ adjective
1 worst
Learner's definition of WORST
superlative form of 1bad
: worse than all others
: least skillful, talented, or successful
: least appropriate, useful, or helpful

in the worst way

US, informal

worst of all

used to refer to the least pleasant or appealing part of something that has many bad parts

your own worst enemy

see enemy
2 worst /ˈwɚst/ adverb
2 worst
Learner's definition of WORST
superlative form of badly
: in the worst way : in a way that is worse than all others
3 worst /ˈwɚst/ noun
3 worst
Learner's definition of WORST
the worst : the worst person or thing
: the worst group of people or things
: the worst part of something
[singular] : someone's or something's least effective or pleasant condition : someone's or something's worst condition used in phrases like at your worst and at its worst

at worst

used to refer to a result, condition, etc., that is the worst one possible

bring out the worst in

◊ If someone or something brings out the worst in you, that person or thing causes you to use or show your worst qualities.

get the worst of it

: to lose a fight, argument, battle, etc.

if (the) worst comes to (the) worst

or if (the) worse comes to (the) worst also if worse comes to worse
: if the worst possible thing happens
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