Definition of Onliest

1. Adjective. (informal) (superlative of only) ¹



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Definition of Onliest

1. only [adj] - See also: only

Onliest Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Onliest

oniric
onirocritic
oniscoid
onium
oniums
onko-
onkus
onlap
onlapped
onlapping
onlaps
onlay
onlay graft
onlays
onlead
onliest (current term)
online
online public access catalog
online systems
onliner
onliners
onliness
onload
onloaded
onloading
onloads
onloft
onlooker
onlookers
onlooking

Literary usage of Onliest

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1. Songs and Stories from Tennessee by John Trotwood Moore (1902)
"She beats me nigh ter death sumtimes, 'kase I'm her onliest chile an' she's tryin' ter raise me right, an' Marster says he 'lows it 'kase she's de onliest ..."

2. Chance Hits by Norman H. Chance (1915)
"THE NO ACCOUNT onliest thing fo' which you's able— Puttin' youh ... onliest thing you can do is sleep; An' when Ah say "wood" yoh bar'ly creep, ..."

3. Modern English by Fitzedward Hall (1873)
"i " Besides, it is the onliest method to keep her to one's self. ... "In short, it is the onliest liquor of life." Id., The Orators, Acts 1 and 3. ..."

4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"onliest, adj. pronounced ... The best or most approved way of doing anything is said to be the onliest way. W. ONNY, adv. any, also pronounced ANNY. ..."

5. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1881)
"I'm the oldest of ten children, and he's the youngest, and we two are the onliest ones that's now a-livin'. I've heard, madam, that you have a son of the ..."

6. Archaeologia, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity by Society of Antiquaries of London (1821)
"onliest, adj. pronounced ... superlative of only, the best or most approved way of doing any thing is said to be the onliest way. Oss, or Osse. r. ..."

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