Adjective: fewest fyoo-ust
Adjective: few (fewer,fewest) fyoo
- (superlative of 'few' used with count nouns and usually preceded by 'the') quantifier meaning the smallest in number
"the fewest birds in recent memory"
- 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