at\ the\ worst

• at worst
• at the worst
adv. phr.
1. Under the worst conditions; as the worst possibility.

When Don was caught cheating in the examination he thought that at worst he would get a scolding.

Compare: at most. Contrast: at best
2. In the least favorable view, to say the worst about a thing.

The treasurer had certainly not stolen any of the club's money; at worst, he had forgotten to write down some of the things he had spent money for.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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