hindmost

Part of speech: adjective

In the extreme rear. hindermost.

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Usage examples "hindmost":

  1. The mago ran after them, caught the hindmost boy, and dragged him back- the boy scared and struggling, the man laughing. - "Unbeaten-Tracks-in-Japan", Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy).
  2. The bear sprang after them, and was very near the hindmost man, when one of the hunters on the shore shot him through the head, and finally killed him. - "Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom", Samuel Griswold Goodrich.
  3. So they turned aside, and the mice swept by in their hosts, but the hindmost mouse turned round and said, " Thanks to thee, Ivan Golik, thou hast saved my host from perishing; I will save thine also." - "Cossack Fairy Tales and Folk Tales", Anonymous.