also least.ways adverb AmE informal at least; anyway: He was there a minute ago, leastwise that's what Sue said.

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  • leastwise — [lēst′wīz΄] adv. Informal at least; anyway …   English World dictionary

  • Leastwise — Leastways Least ways , Leastwise Least wise , adv. At least; at all events. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] {At leastways}, or {At leastwise}, at least. [Obs.] Fuller. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leastwise — adverb Date: 15th century at least < leastwise, that s what I heard > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • leastwise — See leastways, leastwise …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • leastwise — adverb if nothing else ( leastwise is informal and leastways is colloquial) at least he survived they felt at any rate Jim felt relieved though still wary the influence of economists or at any rate of economics is far reaching • Syn: ↑at least,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • leastwise — /leest wuyz/, adv. Informal. at least; at any rate. [1525 35; LEAST + WISE] * * * …   Universalium

  • leastwise — adverb a) at least . b) minimally …   Wiktionary

  • leastwise — least|wise [ list,waız ] adverb AMERICAN INFORMAL at least …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • leastwise — adv. at least, in any event, at any rate (Informal) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • leastwise — least·wise …   English syllables

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