How to Pronounce meanest?

Correct pronunciation for the word "meanest" is [mˈiːnəst], [mˈiːnəst], [m_ˈiː_n_ə_s_t].

"Meanest" in context

The meanest is often seen as a person who is unkind, selfish and inconsiderate of others' feelings. There are varying levels of meanness, however, ranging from a few irritating comments to more malicious behaviour, such as bullying or taking advantage of someone. The meanest person is someone who selfishly uses others for their own gain without thought or care as to how their actions may impact those around them.

Whether it's insults, actions or using people to further their personal agenda, the meanest person goes out of their way to be cruel, insensitive and unappreciative of others.

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