What does the word foremost mean?

Usage examples for foremost

  1. " We are going all at once and with both feet foremost," declared Hippy. – Grace Harlowe's Senior Year at High School or The Parting of the Ways by Jessie Graham Flower
  2. First and foremost, you must remember, Whitefield preached a singularly pure gospel. – A Sketch of the Life and Labors of George Whitefield by John Charles Ryle
  3. But he was an old- timer, and without wasting any words, he smashed the foremost of the workers across the jaw. – The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers by Francis Rolt-Wheeler