noun \ˈātth, ˈāth\

: number eight in a series

: one of eight equal parts of something

plural eighths \ˈāt(th)s, ˈāths\

Full Definition of EIGHTH

— see number table
:  octave
eighth adjective or adverb

Examples of EIGHTH

  1. one eighth of the pie
  2. An eighth of a pound is two ounces.

First Known Use of EIGHTH


Other Number-Related Terms

jubilee, myriad, quarantine, score, twain

Rhymes with EIGHTH

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