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English definition of “best”

best

adjective
 
 
/best/
A1 superlative of good adjective: better than any other: She's one of our best students. Give her my best wishes. Susie's my best friend (= the friend I like more than any other). What's the best way to get to the airport from here? → See also second best, the best/greatest thing since sliced breadGood, better and bestInformal words for goodQuite good, or not very good
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