[hahynd-mohst or, esp. British, -muh st] /ˈhaɪndˌmoʊst or, esp. British, -məst/
furtherest behind or nearest the rear; last.
furthest back; last
late 14c., from hind (adj.) + -most.
Thra. What, if a toy take ’em i’ the heels now, and they run all away, and cry, ‘The devil take the hindmost’?
Dion. Then the same devil take the foremost too, and souse him for his breakfast! [Beaumont & Fletcher, “Philaster,” Act V, Sc. 2, 1611]
see: devil take the hindmost
[hin-doo] /ˈhɪn du/ noun, plural Hindoos, adjective 1. . [hin-doo] /ˈhɪn du/ noun 1. a person, especially of northern India, who adheres to . adjective 2. of or relating to Hindus or . /ˈhɪnduː; hɪnˈduː/ noun, adjective (pl) -doos 1. an older spelling of Hindu /ˈhɪnduː; hɪnˈduː/ noun (pl) -dus, -doos 1. a person who […]
[hin-doo-iz-uh m] /ˈhɪn duˌɪz əm/ noun 1. . [hin-doo-iz-uh m] /ˈhɪn duˌɪz əm/ noun 1. the common religion of India, based upon the religion of the original Aryan settlers as expounded and evolved in the Vedas, the Upanishads, the Bhagavad-Gita, etc., having an extremely diversified character with many schools of philosophy and theology, many popular […]
[hin-doo-stah-nee, -stan-ee] /ˌhɪn dʊˈstɑ ni, -ˈstæn i/ noun, adjective 1. . [hin-doo-stah-nee, -stan-ee] /ˌhɪn dʊˈstɑ ni, -ˈstæn i/ noun 1. a standard language and lingua franca of northern India based on a dialect of Western Hindi spoken around Delhi. Abbreviation: Hind. Compare (def 2), . adjective 2. of or relating to Hindustan, its people, or […]
[hahynd-kwawr-ter, -kwaw-] /ˈhaɪndˌkwɔr tər, -ˌkwɔ-/ noun 1. the posterior end of a halved carcass of beef, lamb, etc., sectioned usually between the twelfth and thirteenth ribs. 2. hindquarters, the rear part of an animal. /ˈhaɪndˌkwɔːtə/ noun 1. one of the two back quarters of a carcass of beef, lamb, etc 2. (pl) the rear, esp […]