quarterfinal


1quar·ter·fi·nal

noun \ˌkw(r)-tər-ˈfī-nəl\

: one of four matches, games, or contests to decide the four people or teams that will continue playing in a competition (such as a tennis tournament)

Full Definition of QUARTERFINAL

1
plural :  a quarterfinal round
2
:  a quarterfinal match
quar·ter·fi·nal·ist \-nəl-ist\ noun

Examples of QUARTERFINAL

  1. He lost in the quarterfinal.

First Known Use of QUARTERFINAL

1927

Rhymes with QUARTERFINAL

2quarterfinal

adjective

Definition of QUARTERFINAL

1
:  immediately preceding the semifinal in an elimination tournament
2
:  of or participating in a quarterfinal

First Known Use of QUARTERFINAL

circa 1934

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