easiest easiest  /ˈi zi əst/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) posing no difficulty; requiring little effort
  2. (adj) not hurried or forced
  3. (adj) free from worry or anxiety
  4. (adj) affording pleasure
  5. (adj) having little impact
  6. (adj) readily exploited or tricked
  7. (adj) in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich
  8. (adj) marked by moderate steepness
  9. (adj) affording comfort
  10. (adj) casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
  11. (adj) less in demand and therefore readily obtainable
  12. (adj) obtained with little effort or sacrifice, often obtained illegally
  13. (adv) with ease (`easy' is sometimes used informally for `easily')
  14. (adv) without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly')
  15. (adv) in a relaxed manner; or without hardship

Antonyms(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Global warming isn't the easiest thing to see, but riverkeeper Gordon Rogers says he can show you if you take a ride on his boat.
  2. For as long as there have been stand-up comedians, there have been mother-in-law jokes, which, let's face it, are one of the easiest ways for male comics to get a cheap chuckle.
  3. The easiest level is forgiving enough for even the most tone-deaf warbler to win a round or two.

News

  1. Power Ranking the Tennessee Volunteers 2013 Schedule from Easiest to Toughest

    The Tennessee Football Twitter account is doing a countdown to the first game of the season everyday. Right now, the number stands at 73 days . Looking ahead to the upcoming 2013 season, I've ranked the Volunteers' 12 opponents from easiest to toughest to beat. From lowly Austin Peay and South Alabama to national powerhouses Oregon and Alabama, the Vols' list of games this fall run the full ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Power Ranking the BYU 2013 Schedule from Easiest to Toughest

    BYU may not have a schedule worthy of competing in the top end of the SEC, but it has assembled a spectacular one considering it's just its third year of independence. With plenty of members of Automatic Q ualifying conferences and a few non-BCS powerhouses, it should pan out to be a great slate. But how strong is it? Which games will be the toughest to win and which will be easiest? It's tough ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  3. Power Ranking the Wolverines' 2013 Schedule from Easiest to Toughest

    We are only in mid-June, yet it's never too early to start breaking down the schedule for this upcoming season of Michigan Wolverines football. We have a very good feel of how all of the opponents are shaping up to be, so, barring anything unforeseen, these projections should actually be quite accurate. Everyone has their opinions on which games are the easiest and which will be the toughest, so ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. "If you had to choose one of the other seven who reached the quarterfinals, I don't know which one would be the easiest," he said.
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Vicente del Bosque Source: The Associated Press

  2. "As a coach I'd like to see more people get in but 68 is a good step and the easiest way, to have the least amount of turmoil," Boeheim said. "It's better than nothing. There's really no way to do a little bit bigger expansion. You can't...
    on Apr 23, 2010 By: Jim Boeheim Source: ESPN (blog)

  3. "The easiest way to get 15 minutes of fame," Mr. Obama said, "is to be rude to someone."
    on Sep 18, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: New York Times

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