worstadjectiveuk /wɜːst/ us /wɝːst/
- The newspaper commissioned a series of articles on the worst excesses of the fashion industry.
- He's his own worst critic .
- This is one of the worst natural disasters ever to befall the area.
- The government's economic policies have led us into the worst recession for years.
- I'm not exaggerating - it was the worst meal I've ever eaten in my life.
worstnoun [S]uk /wɜːst/ us /wɝːst/
- This essay's the worst you've ever done. I think you should do it over.
- The worst of her criticism was reserved for journalists, photographers and others of their ilk.
- The Northern Line is the worst on the London Underground.
- The bomb, which killed 15 people, was the worst of a series of terrorist outrages.
- He's not fully recovered, but he's over the worst .
worstadverbuk /wɜːst/ us /wɝːst/
- The United Nations is sending humanitarian aid to the areas worst affected by the conflict.
- Doctors tried to attend to the worst injured soldiers first.
- A straw poll of local inhabitants concluded that British tourists were the worst dressed and Italians the most stylish.
- The worst affected areas are without power.
worstverb [T]uk /wɜːst/ us /wɝːst/ old-fashioned