From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishworstworst1 /wɜːst $ wɜːrst/ ●●●S2W1 adjective [the superlative of bad] 🔊 🔊 1[only before noun]WORSE worse than anything or anyone else → best 🔊 This is the worst recession for fifty years. 🔊 My worst fear was that we would run out of food. 🔊 What is the worst possible thing that can happen?2 →be your own worst enemy3 →come off worstGRAMMAR: ComparativesThe superlative form of bad is worst: It was the worst film I have ever seen.✗Don’t say: It was the most worst film I have ever seen. | It was the worstest film I have ever seen.
worst• Our staff who were older felt it worst.• After Frankfurt, the cities worstaffected by mobviolence are Hamburg, Berlin and Munich.• Chris is the worst-dressed man in the office.• The tobacconistshopsfaredworst, hit by the fall in shopper-numbers on high streets.• It was the worst written book I've ever read.