1. dearest

noun. ['ˈdɪrəst'] a beloved person; used as terms of endearment.


  • beloved
  • dear
  • lover
  • love


  • achromatic
  • unloved
  • cheap
  • insincere

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Rhymes with Dearest

  • severest
  • nearest

How do you pronounce dearest?

Pronounce dearest as ˈdɪrəst.

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Sentences with dearest

1. Adjective, superlative
The mysterious architects are two animals whose dearest wish is to be buried alive: pocket gophers and moles.

2. Verb, base form
For a lot of us, however, we refuse to talk with our nearest and dearest about money.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Maybe your dearest is tired of carrying around an ordinary purse and wants something more their style.

Quotes about dearest

1. Over the years, I had nurtured the hope to be able to fly; to handle a machine as it rose higher and higher in the stratosphere was my dearest dream.
- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

2. It's not that I don't like people. It's just that when I'm in the company of others - even my nearest and dearest - there always comes a moment when I'd rather be reading a book.
- Maureen Corrigan, Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading: Finding and Losing Myself in Books

3. I can tell you, dearest friend, that if it became known how much friendship, love and a world of human and spiritual references I have smuggled into these three movements, the adherents of programme music - should there be any left - would go mad with joy.
- Alban Berg