• (RP) IPA: /ˈfɔː.məʊst/

foremost (not comparable)

  1. first, either in time or in space
  2. Most forward; front
  3. of a higher rank or position; paramount
  4. (nautical) closest to the bow
Translations Translations
  • Russian: носовой

foremost (not comparable)

  1. in front
  2. prominently forward
  3. especially; particularly
    • 2019, Louise Taylor, Alex Morgan heads USA past England into Women’s World Cup final (in The Guardian, 2 July 2019)
      England head to Nice for Saturday’s third-place playoff after yet more semi-final disappointment but with heads held high having played their part in a wonderful game featuring some particularly harsh luck. Foremost among it was the marginal offside which saw an Ellen White goal disallowed and, later, a penalty miss by Steph Houghton.

Proper noun
  1. A village in Alberta, Canada.

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