• (British, America) IPA: /ˈleɪt.ɪst/
  1. superlative form of late
  2. (now rare, poetic) Last, final.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.i:
      Whiles the sad pang approching she does feele, / Brayes out her latest breath, and vp her eyes doth seele.
  3. Most recent.
    Here is the latest news on the accident.
  • Portuguese: mais atrasado
Translations Adverb
  1. superlative form of late
  2. At the latest.
    Complete the XYZ task latest by today 5:00PM.

latest (plural latests)

  1. The most recent thing, particularly information or news.
    Have you heard the latest?
    What's the latest on the demonstrations in New York?
    Have you met Jane's latest? I hear he's a hunk.

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