Definition of Paltriest

1. Adjective. (superlative of paltry) ¹



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Definition of Paltriest

1. paltry [adj] - See also: paltry

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paltriest

palsying
palsylike
palsywort
palsyworts
palter
paltered
palterer
palterers
paltering
palterly
palters
paltock
paltocks
paltok
paltrier
paltriest (current term)
paltrily
paltriness
paltrinesses
paltry
paludal
paludal fever
paludes
paludic
paludicolae
paludicole
paludicolous
paludina
paludinae
paludinal

Literary usage of Paltriest

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1. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1814)
"... and, instead * of an independent man and a philosopher, he must be content to be regarded as the weakest ami paltriest of his family. ..."

2. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great: Called by Thomas Carlyle (1873)
"25th Oct. 1740. hold the paltriest bit of old iron near it,—paltriest clack of gossip about this loved Brother of mine! Brother, we will hope, ..."

3. History of Friedrich II of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1862)
"Truer nothing can be, points forever to the Pole; but also what obliquities it makes; will shiver aside in mad escapades, if you hold the paltriest bit of ..."

4. History of Friedrich II, of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1900)
"Truer nothing can be, points forever to the Pole; but also what obliquities it makes; will shiver aside in mad escapades, if you hold the paltriest bit of ..."

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