Definition of veriest in English:

veriest

adjective

the veriest
archaic
  • [attributive] Used to emphasize the degree to which a description applies to someone or something:

    ‘everyone but the veriest greenhorn knows by now’
    • ‘she tried to feel just a very small pinch, just the veriest dollop of compassion for the young man who was seated before the blazing fire.’
    • ‘I regard it as the veriest trash.’

Origin

Early 16th century: superlative of very.

Pronunciation

veriest

/ˈvɛrɪɪst/