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(adverb, adj.sat, adj.)


There are 7 meanings of the word Earliest.

How to pronounce earliest:


Earliest - as an adverb

With the least delay

Example: "The soonest i can arrive is 3 p.m."

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Earliest - as an adjective satellite

(comparative and superlative of `early') more early than; most early

Example: "A fashion popular in earlier times"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Earliest - as an adjective

At a time in advance of the usual or expected event.

Example: "At eleven, we went for an early lunch;  she began reading at an early age;  his mother suffered an early death"

Arriving a time before expected; sooner than on time.

Example: "The early guests sipped their punch and avoided each other's eyes."

Near the start or beginning.

Example: "Early results showed their winning 245 out of 300 seats in parliament. the main opponent locked up only 31 seats."

Having begun to occur; in its early stages.

Example: "Early cancer"

Of a star or class of stars, hotter than the sun.

Example Sentences

"She arrived at the earliest hour possible."
"The earliest records of human civilization date back to thousands of years ago."
"This is the earliest known manuscript of the poem."
"I always wake up at the earliest opportunity."
"The earliest flight to London departs at 6 am."
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Word Game Points

Is EARLIEST a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, earliest is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

EARLIEST has a SCRABBLE points total of 8.

Is EARLIEST a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, earliest is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
EARLIEST has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 9.

Is EARLIEST a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, earliest is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
EARLIEST has a WORDFEUD points total of 8.

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