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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wawrm]
    • /wɔrm/
    • /wɔːm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wawrm]
    • /wɔrm/

Definitions of warmest word

  • adjective warmest having or giving out a moderate degree of heat, as perceived by the senses: a warm bath. 1
  • adjective warmest of or at a moderately high temperature; characterized by comparatively high temperature: a warm oven; a warm climate; a warm summer. 1
  • adjective warmest having a sensation of bodily heat: to be warm from fast walking. 1
  • adjective warmest conserving or maintaining warmth or heat: warm clothes. 1
  • adjective warmest (of colors) suggestive of warmth; inclining toward red or orange rather than toward green or blue. 1
  • adjective warmest characterized by or showing lively feelings, passions, emotions, sympathies, etc.: a warm heart; warm interest. 1

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Origin of warmest

First appearance:

before 900
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 900; (adj.) Middle English werm, warm, Old English wearm; cognate with German warm, Old Norse varmr; (v.) Middle English warmen, wermen, Old English werman, wirman (transitive), wearmian (intransitive), both akin to the adj.; (noun) derivative of the v.

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Parts of speech for Warmest


warmest popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 99% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

warmest usage trend in Literature

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Top questions with warmest

  • what is the warmest ocean in the world?
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  • why is the top layer of the ocean the warmest?

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