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nth

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adjective \ˈen(t)th\

Simple Definition of nth

  • —used to refer to an unknown number in a series of numbers

Full Definition of nth

  1. 1 :  numbered with an unspecified or indefinitely large ordinal number <for the nth time>

  2. 2 :  extreme, utmost <to the nth degree>

Examples of nth

  1. <exaggerates to the nth degree about everything she ever did>



Origin of nth

n (indefinite number) + -th


First Known Use: 1827

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