likest

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

like +‎ -est.

Verb[edit]

likest

  1. (archaic) second-person singular simple present form of like

Adjective[edit]

likest

  1. (archaic) superlative form of like: most like
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.vii:
      Like neuer yet did liuing eye detect; / But likest it to an Hyena was, / That feeds on womens flesh, as others feede on gras.
    • 1671, John Milton, “Book the Second”, in Paradise Regain’d. A Poem. In IV Books. To which is Added, Samson Agonistes, London: Printed by J. M[acock] for John Starkey [], OCLC 228732398:
      Then forthwith to him takes a chosen band, / Of spirits likest to himself in guile / To be at hand, and at his beck appear.
    • (Can we date this quote by Owen Feltham and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      Surely, estates be then best, when they are likest minds that be worst: I mean, neither hot, nor cold: neither distended with too much, nor narrowly pent []

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German[edit]

Verb[edit]

likest

  1. Second-person singular subjunctive I of liken.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Adjective[edit]

likest

  1. indefinite superlative degree of lik