Definition of dearest noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

dearest

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈdɪrəst//
 
(old-fashioned)
 
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  • used when speaking to someone you love Come (my) dearest, let's go home.
  • Idioms
    your nearest and dearest(informal)
     
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    your close family and friends
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: dearest