fewest fewest  /ˈfju əst/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (superlative of `few' used with count nouns and usually preceded by `the') quantifier meaning the smallest in number

Usage(s):

  1. Moreover, the best liars tend to be the least troubled by their dissembling and produce the fewest outward clues.
  2. The cities with the fewest violations were Tucson, Ariz.
  3. Last month we saw the fewest American casualties since the invasion in 2003.

News

  1. Chelsea keeper Courtois to stay at Atletico on loan

    (Reuters) - Chelsea's Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois will remain at Atletico Madrid on loan for a third season, the La Liga club said on Saturday. The 21-year-old, who won Spain's "Zamora" trophy for conceding the fewest goals in the top flight last season, said on Atletico's website (www.clubatleticodemadrid.com) he had wanted to stay on to compete with the Spanish side in the Champions ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Soccer-Chelsea keeper Courtois to stay at Atletico on loan

    MADRID, June 22 (Reuters) - Chelsea's Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois will remain at Atletico Madrid on loan for a third season, the La Liga club said on Saturday. The 21-year-old, who won Spain's "Zamora" trophy for conceding the fewest goals in the top flight last season, said on Atletico's website (www.clubatleticodemadrid.com) he had wanted to stay on to compete with the Spanish side ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

  3. As Roberts nears return, second base still one of O's biggest question marks

    Position has been strong defensively but has second fewest RBIs in the majors Entering Thursday, the Orioles' .217 batting average by their second basemen was the lowest at the position in the American League, and their 16 RBIs were tied for second fewest in the major leagues.        
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Baltimore Sun

Quotes

  1. "When I go back to work with Tiger Woods nothing will change," Williams told The Sun-Herald. "My job is to give him the best information I can and get him around in the fewest possible strokes. And as I have always pointed out, it is to try...
    on Feb 20, 2010 By: Steve Williams Source: AFP

  2. "Last year, we had the team that committed the fewest fouls in the league," said Wenger. "They have shown they will fight for each other and that is so very important."
    on Aug 17, 2007 By: Arsene Wenger Source: Reuters.uk

  3. "In big games like this, generally the team that makes the fewest mistakes is going to win, and that's what happened," Tigers coach Gary Pinkel said. "With games of this magnitude, mistakes are generally going to dictate how the game is going...
    on Oct 13, 2007 By: Gary Pinkel Source: USA Today

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