Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “latest”

latest

noun
 
 
/ˈleɪtɪst/
the latest in sth the most recent of its type: This is the latest in a series of terrorist attacks in the region.NewModern and fashionableModern and fashionableFashionModern and fashionable
at the latest If you tell someone to do something by a particular time at the latest, you mean they must do it before that time: She said to be there by 8 o'clock at the latest.Schedules and agendasLists and catalogues
(Definition of latest noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Learner's Dictionary definitions for “latest”

Definitions of “latest” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

christmassy

typical of Christmas, or happy because it is Christmas

Word of the Day

Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014

by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
​​​​ Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them

Read More 

tweleb noun

December 22, 2014
informal a Twitter celebrity; (more specifically, someone who has more than 1,000 followers on Twitter) There were a few old and a few new faces, including a tweleb or two. Expect to see and hear more from these cool kids.

Read More