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Definition of nth

1 : numbered with an unspecified or indefinitely large ordinal number for the nth time
2 : extreme, utmost to the nth degree

Examples of nth in a Sentence

exaggerates to the nth degree about everything she ever did
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First Known Use of nth

1756, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for nth

n (indefinite number) + -th

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1 May 2022

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“Nth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nth. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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