most remarkable or unusual:
This is the beatinest town I ever did see.
If they warn’t the beatenest lot, them two frauds, that ever I struck.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
He is the beatenest man to get off jokes I ever knowed, to be as old as he is.
Dixie Hart Will N. Harben
I went to the Tabernicle three or four times; and of all the preachers that ever I heard, he certainly is the beatenest.
Aunt Jane of Kentucky Eliza Calvert Hall
He always is been the beatenest one for twitting me about little things around the house!
J. Poindexter, Colored Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
“Men do be the beatenest,” exclaimed Aurelia under her breath.
The White Shield Myrtle Reed
a person or thing that beats. an implement or device for beating something: a rug beater. Hunting. a person who rouses or drives game from cover. Papermaking. a machine for beating half-stuff to pulp by separating and shortening the fibers to produce a gelatinous mass. Textiles. the reed. Newfoundland. a young seal, usually a month […]
bestowing bliss, blessings, happiness, or the like: beatific peace. blissful; saintly: a beatific smile. Contemporary Examples Here, some reluctant participants at a family reunion are transformed in a beatific bunch by a ride in the Caravan. Lousy Marketing—Not Lousy Cars—Killed Detroit Adam Hanft November 23, 2008 Clearly bewildered by the proceedings, she had a beatific […]
bestowing bliss, blessings, happiness, or the like: beatific peace. blissful; saintly: a beatific smile. Historical Examples beatifically he breathed whiskied breath at me as he stared in unsteady surprise. Eastern Nights – and Flights Alan Bott Did you ever see anything so beatifically happy as that couple are? Miss Billy’s Decision Eleanor H. Porter He […]
a musical percussion instrument consisting of a hollow, usually cylindrical, body covered at one or both ends with a tightly stretched membrane, or head, which is struck with the hand, a stick, or a pair of sticks, and typically produces a booming, tapping, or hollow sound. any hollow tree or similar object or device used […]