Associations to the word «Foremost»


FOREMOST, adjective. First, either in time or in space
FOREMOST, adjective. Of a higher rank or position; paramount
FOREMOST, adjective. (nautical) closest to the bow
FOREMOST, adverb. In front
FOREMOST, adverb. Prominently forward
FOREMOST, proper noun. A village in Alberta, Canada.

Dictionary definition

FOREMOST, adverb. Prominently forward; "he put his best foot foremost".
FOREMOST, adverb. Before anything else; "first we must consider the garter snake".
FOREMOST, adjective. Ranking above all others; "was first in her class"; "the foremost figure among marine artists"; "the top graduate".
FOREMOST, adjective. Preceding all others in spatial position; "the foremost compartment of the ship".
FOREMOST, adjective. Situated closest to the bow; "the foremost compartment of the ship".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats