English adjective: worst
|1.||worst (superlative of `bad') most wanting in quality or value or condition|
|Samples||The worst player on the team.|
The worst weather of the year.
|Similar||bottom, last, last-place, lowest, pessimal, pessimum|
|See also||bad, inferior|
English noun: worst
|1.||worst (event) the least favorable outcome|
|Samples||The worst that could happen.|
|Broader (hypernym)||final result, outcome, result, resultant, termination|
|2.||worst (attribute) the greatest damage or wickedness of which one is capable|
|Samples||The invaders did their worst.|
So pure of heart that his worst is another man's best.
|Broader (hypernym)||evil, evilness|
|3.||worst (act) the weakest effort or poorest achievement one is capable of|
|Samples||It was the worst he had ever done on a test.|
|Broader (hypernym)||attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try|
English adverb: worst
|1.||worst to the highest degree of inferiority or badness|
|Samples||She suffered worst of all.|
Schools were the worst hit by government spending cuts.
The worst dressed person present.
English verb: worst
|1.||worst (competition) defeat thoroughly|
|Samples||He mopped up the floor with his opponents.|
|Examples||The fighter managed to worst his opponent|
|Synonyms||mop up, pip, rack up, whip|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody
|Broader (hypernym)||beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish|