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Adjective: fewest  fyoo-ust
  1. (superlative of 'few' used with count nouns and usually preceded by 'the') quantifier meaning the smallest in number
    "the fewest birds in recent memory"
Adjective: few (fewer,fewest)  fyoo
  1. A small but indefinite number (a quantifier that can be used with countable nouns and is often preceded by 'a')
    "a few weeks ago"; "a few more wagons than usual"; "an invalid's pleasures are few and far between"; "few roses were still blooming"; "few women have led troops in battle"

See also: a couple of, a few, fewer, hardly a, multiplicity, numerosity, numerousness, some

Antonym: many, most

Encyclopedia: Few