Definition of Surliest

1. Adjective. (superlative of surly) ¹



2. Adverb. (superlative of surly) ¹

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Definition of Surliest

1. surly [adj] - See also: surly

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Surliest

surili
surilis
surimi
surimis
surimono
surimonos
surinam cherry
surinamite
suring
surite
surjection
surjections
surjective
surjectivity
surlier
surliest (current term)
surlily
surliness
surlinesses
surling
surlings
surloin
surloins
surly
surmark
surmarks
surmisable
surmisal
surmisals
surmise

Literary usage of Surliest

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1. King Lear by William Shakespeare (1860)
"My lord, he answer'd i'th' surliest manner, that he would not. ( Goes to his former place.) Lear. I hope our daughter did not so instruct him. ..."

2. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad (1900)
"His grey-headed mate, a first-rate sailor and a nice old chap with strangers, but in his relations with his commander the surliest chief officer I've ever ..."

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