from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Superlative of late.
- n. Something that is the most recent or current of its kind: the latest in electronic gadgetry.
- idiom at the latest No later than: Have it done by Tuesday at the latest.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. superlative form of late: most late.
- adj. Last, final.
- adj. Most recent.
- adv. superlative form of late: most late.
- adv. At the latest.
- n. The most recent thing, particularly information or news.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Last; final.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the most recent news or development
- adj. in the current fashion or style
- adj. up to the immediate present; most recent or most up-to-date
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The latest improvements were hurried to the front, and adopted by both armies almost simultaneously; for hardly had the Federal bought, when the Confederate captured, and used, the _very latest_.
While the term latest and greatest generally lasts only a day or two, the
NPR's CEO Vivian Schiller said Williams 'comments were the latest is a series of troubling incidents over several years.
Audrey gets the cool computers in this family – her latest is a laptop, a HP DV7-1183CL.
Last but not least, Larry (OF Blog of the Fallen) kick-started a heated debate on ASoIaF forum, questioning the premise that “the latest is also the greatest” - talking about debut efforts and (the veracity of) hype that builds around new authors – link.
This latest is a reversal after stonewalling the democrats on raising the federal minimum wage for several years and voting it down in session at least three previous times.
This latest is a comedy called The Great Buck Howard starring John Malkovich and his assistant Colin Hanks struggling to get their careers back on track.
I have tried every treatment known to medicine (I go to an excellent headache specialist), and the latest is an OTC preparation called Migravent.
Archeologists are presenting what they call the latest evidence that a traditional account of the peopling of the Americas is wrong.
She continues to embrace what she calls the latest "advancements."