(a.) Furthest in or toward the rear; last.
Synonyms and Synonymous
- Some sailors being aloft in the main-topsail rigging, the captain had ordered them to race down, threatening the hindmost with the cat-of-nine-tails. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. North and South.
- The old men sit in the foremost ranks, the warriors in the next, and the women and children in the hindmost. Benjamin Franklin. Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin.
- I cried to him to hail the hindmost boat, and to make a last effort for his life. Wilkie Collins. The Woman in White.