least of all

Idiom Definition 1

Idiom Definition - least of all

"least of all"

the thing of smallest importance


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Idiom Definition 2

Idiom Definition - least of all

"least of all"

especially not;

particularly not


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - least of all

Two students are talking ...

Student 1:  I don't have a date for Friday night.

Student 2:  Seriously?  That's what your are concerned about.  You have just lost your part-time job.  Your grades are almost low enough that you will lose your scholarship. I would think that worrying about a date would be the least of all your concerns.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - least of all

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  I hear that you are in trouble with your wife.

Friend 2:  She thinks I am having an affair with my secretary.

Friend 1:  Are you?

Friend 2:  Absolutely not. It is just that my secretary and I have been spending a lot of late nights working. Nobody understands, my wife least of all.

least of all - Usage:


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least of all - Gerund Form:

There is no gerund form for least of all.

least of all - Examples:

1)  Mama, please know that no one here is judging you, least of all me. 

2)  No one, least of all myself, is arguing that there isn't a learning curve.

3)  Because, after all, Flickr is a business and no business lasts forever. Least of all in the tech world.

4)  I have yet to hear him speak on what his plans are for America. Least of all, his sound plans. 

5)  Eisenhower was right. Too bad no one, least of all his own Party, listened.

6)  Mira's perfect world is shattered and she wants no one, least of all her big Italian family, to know.

7)  They are social products for which we can blame the wage-working population least of all.

8)  To Fretilin the issue of independence was not up for discussion, least of all with Jakarta.

9)  In her view, he is "deeply mistaken", not least of all because he fails to take women's perspectives into account.

10)  Speed cameras do NOTHING to catch or stop drunk or reckless drivers, least of all those who aren't driving above the speed limit.

11)  Forced and awkward humour isn't going to be much fun for anyone, least of all you. 

12)  I encourage you to go check those out, ours and our partners. Least of all, go on the website and go look at the data and see ...

13)  I didn't find any of them likable, least of all Eve Duncan, a stereotypical 'strong' woman who overcomes so much ...

14)  Free speech doesn't mean anyone has to listen, least of all agree and that's really what she's whining about.

15)  And it would be least of all likely to find itself on the defensive on its own soil. 

16)  We had a job to do and least of all was writing tickets.

17)  Our attachment to our mobile devices during TV time isn't surprising, least of all to the digital strategists at the networks creating what we view.

18)  He can not face any of them, least of all her.

19)  Gun violence has no place anywhere, least of all in our nation's schools.

20)  The Bible is no simple book. Genesis least of all.