Definition of aftermost in English:

aftermost

adjective

  • [attributive] Nearest the stern of a ship or tail of an aircraft.

    • ‘However, before replacing either of aftermost pair of bolts, the weight of the keel should be supported, as by blocking and wedging.’
    • ‘On sailboats underway, it may be flown from the aftermost peak or leech in place of other ensigns.’
    • ‘In ships not having a rudder post or rudder stock, measure to the aftermost part of the stern or transom.’
    • ‘Moreover, deflection of the shaft is caused within the length of the said aftermost bearing.’
    • ‘It has two masts, square rigged on both with a spanker sail on the aftermost mast.’
    furthest, farthest, furthermost, farthermost, farthest away, furthest away, extreme, very, utmost, outermost, aftermost, endmost, ultimate, final, last, terminal, remotest
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Origin

Late 18th century: from after (as an adjective) + -most.

Pronunciation:

aftermost

/ˈaftərˌmōst/